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disloyaladjective

uk   /ˌdɪsˈlɔɪ.əl/ us   /ˌdɪsˈlɔɪ.əl/
C2 not supporting someone that you should support: His sisters thought that his autobiography was disloyal to the family.
Opposite
disloyalty
noun [U] uk   /ˌdɪsˈlɔɪ.əl.ti/ us   /ˌdɪsˈlɔɪ.əl.ti/
They accused her of disloyalty.
(Definition of disloyal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disloyaladjective

us   /dɪsˈlɔɪ·əl/
not loyal; acting to hurt someone you are expected to support: His sisters thought that his autobiography was disloyal to the family.
(Definition of disloyal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disloyal”
in Korean 불충실한…
in Arabic خائن, غادِر…
in Malaysian tidak setia…
in French déloyal…
in Russian нелояльный, неверный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不忠誠的,背叛的…
in Italian sleale…
in Turkish vefasız, sadakatsiz…
in Polish nielojalny…
in Spanish desleal…
in Vietnamese không trung thành…
in Portuguese desleal, infiel…
in Thai ทรยศ…
in German treulos…
in Catalan deslleial…
in Japanese 不誠実な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不忠诚的,背叛的…
in Indonesian tidak setia…
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