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Meaning of “dishonest” in the English Dictionary

"dishonest" in British English

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dishonestadjective

uk   /dɪˈsɒn.ɪst/  us   /-ˈsɑː.nɪst/
B2 not ​honest: a dishonest ​lawyer a dishonest way of making ​money morally dishonest intellectually dishonest He's been dishonest in his ​dealings with us/about his past.

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dishonestly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
C1 The ​money was dishonestly ​obtained. She's been ​accused of ​acting dishonestly.
dishonesty
noun [U] uk   /-ˈsɒn.ɪ.sti/  us   /-ˈsɑː.nə.sti/
B2 Her dishonesty ​landed her in ​prison.
(Definition of dishonest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dishonest" in American English

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dishonestadjective

 us   /dɪsˈɑn·əst/
not ​honest: He’s been dishonest with us, and I’ll never ​trust him again.
dishonesty
noun [U]  us   /dɪsˈɑn·ə·sti/
(Definition of dishonest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dishonest”
in Korean 부정직한…
in Arabic غَيْر شَريف, غَشّاش…
in Malaysian tidak jujur…
in French malhonnête…
in Russian нечестный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不誠實的,不老實的,不正直的…
in Italian disonesto…
in Turkish sahtekâr, yalancı, düzenbaz…
in Polish nieuczciwy…
in Spanish deshonesto…
in Vietnamese không trung thực…
in Portuguese desonesto, desleal…
in Thai ไม่ซื่อสัตย์…
in German unehrlich…
in Catalan deshonest, fraudulent…
in Japanese 不正直な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不诚实的,不老实的,不正直的…
in Indonesian tidak jujur…
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