Meaning of “displease” in the English Dictionary

"displease" in British English

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displeaseverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈspliːz/ us /dɪˈspliːz/ formal
displeased
adjective uk /dɪˈspliːzd/ us /dɪˈspliːzd/
displeasure
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈspleʒ.ər/ us /dɪˈspleʒ.ɚ/

Employees have publicly criticized 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)

"displease" in American English

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displeaseverb [ T ]

us /dɪsˈpliz/

to cause someone to be annoyed:

The city council said it was displeased with the way the mayor had allocated parking spaces.
displeasure
noun [ U ] us /dɪsˈpleʒ·ər/

They refused to work overtime, much to the displeasure of their boss.

(Definition of “displease” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)