displease Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"displease" in British English

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displeaseverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈspliːz/ formal
to ​cause someone to be ​annoyed or ​unhappy: I wouldn't ​want to do anything to displease him.
displeased
adjective uk   us   /-ˈspliːzd/
displeasure
noun [U] uk   /-ˈspleʒ.ər/  us   /-ˈspleʒ.ɚ/
Employees have ​publiclycriticized the company's ​plans, much to the displeasure of the ​management.
(Definition of displease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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displeaseverb [T]

 us   /dɪsˈpliz/
to ​cause someone to be ​annoyed: The ​citycouncil said it was displeased with the way the ​mayor had ​allocatedparkingspaces.
displeasure
noun [U]  us   /dɪsˈpleʒ·ər/
They ​refused to ​workovertime, much to the displeasure of ​theirboss.
(Definition of displease from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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