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

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distastenoun [U]

uk   us   /dɪˈsteɪst/
a ​dislike of something that you ​findunpleasant or ​unacceptable: His distaste forpublicity of any ​sort is well ​known. She ​looked at the ​advertisement with distaste before ​walkingquickly on.
distasteful
adjective uk   us   /-fəl/
He ​found the ​subject of ​theirconversation very distasteful.
distastefully
adverb uk   us   /-fəl.i/
distastefulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-fəl.nəs/
(Definition of distaste from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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distastenoun [U]

 us   /dɪsˈteɪst/
a ​dislike of something because you ​consider it ​unpleasant or ​unacceptable: She has a distaste for ​hot, ​humidweather.
distasteful
adjective  us   /dɪsˈteɪst·fəl/
Cutting a ​player from a ​team is a distasteful ​task for any ​coach.
(Definition of distaste from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “distaste”
in Korean 불쾌감…
in Arabic نُفور…
in Malaysian tidak suka…
in French dégoût…
in Russian отвращение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡,討厭,不喜歡…
in Italian ripugnanza, avversione…
in Turkish sevmeme, hoşlanmama, tiksinti…
in Polish niesmak, niechęć…
in Spanish aversión…
in Vietnamese sự không thích…
in Portuguese aversão, repugnância…
in Thai ความรังเกียจ…
in German der Widerwille…
in Catalan aversió…
in Japanese 嫌いなこと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶,讨厌,不喜欢…
in Indonesian tidak senang…
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