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"disagree" in British English

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disagreeverb [I]

uk   us   /ˌdɪs.əˈɡriː/
B1 to not have the same ​opinion, ​idea, etc.: I'm ​afraid I have to disagree with you (on that ​issue). [+ that] Few ​people would disagree that something should be done to ​reducecrime in the ​area. I profoundly/​strongly disagree with (= do not ​accept) the ​decision that has been made.
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If two or more ​statements, ​ideas, sets of ​numbers, etc. disagree, they are not the same.

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disagreeverb [I]

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈɡri/
to have a different ​opinion or be ​unable to ​agree: I disagree with you about that. Most ​scientistsagree there is a ​risk, but disagree over the ​exactamount of ​risk.
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"disagree" in Business English

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disagreeverb [I]

uk   us   /ˌdɪsəˈɡriː/
to not have the same ​opinion, ​idea, etc. as someone or to not ​agree with them: disagree about/on sth The two ​sides in the ​paydispute strongly disagree about ​raises.disagree with sb The ​salesmanager and ​projectmanager still disagree with each other on ​pricing and ​productdevelopment.
if two or more ​reports, ​ideas, sets of ​numbers, etc. disagree, they are not the same: disagree about/on sth The ​studies disagreed, however, about whether ​shareholders of ​buyingfirms typically made tiny ​gains, or tiny ​losses.
(Definition of disagree from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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