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"dislike" in British English

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dislikeverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈslaɪk/  us   /dɪˈslaɪk/
B1 to not like someone or something: Why do you dislike her so much? [+ -ing verb] I dislike ​walking and I ​hatecamping.

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dislikenoun

uk   /dɪˈslaɪk/  us   /dɪˈslaɪk/
(Definition of dislike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dislikeverb [T]

 us   /dɪsˈlɑɪk/
to not like; to ​find someone or something ​unpleasant, ​difficult, etc.: I dislike the ​idea of ​leaving him ​homealone all ​evening.
dislike
noun [C/U]  us   /dɪsˈlɑɪk/
[C] a dislike of ​flying
(Definition of dislike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dislike”
in Korean 싫어하다…
in Arabic يَكْرَه…
in Malaysian rasa tidak suka…
in French détester…
in Russian не любить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不喜歡,討厭…
in Italian non gradire…
in Turkish nefret etmek, sevmemek, hoşlanmamak…
in Polish nie lubić…
in Spanish no gustar, detestar, tener antipatía…
in Vietnamese không thích…
in Portuguese antipatizar, ter aversão a…
in Thai ไม่ชอบ…
in German nicht mögen…
in Catalan tenir aversió a, sentir antipatia per…
in Japanese ~が好きではない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不喜欢,讨厌…
in Indonesian tidak menyukai…
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“dislike” in British English

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