Meaning of “detractor” in the English Dictionary

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"detractor" in British English

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detractornoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈtræk.tər/ us /dɪˈtræk.tɚ/

someone who criticizes something or someone, often unfairly:

His detractors claim that his fierce temper makes him unsuitable for leadership.

(Definition of “detractor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"detractor" in American English

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detractornoun [ C usually pl ]

us /dɪˈtræk·tər/

a person who criticizes something or someone, often unfairly:

He is much more popular with his teammates than his detractors would have you believe.

(Definition of “detractor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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