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"detractor" in British English

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detractornoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈtræk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
someone who ​criticizes something or someone, often ​unfairly: His detractors ​claim that his ​fiercetemper 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)
Translations of “detractor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶意批评者,贬低者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡意批評者,貶低者…
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