distrust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “distrust” in the English Dictionary

"distrust" in British English

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distrustnoun [U or S]

uk   us   /dɪˈstrʌst/
the ​feeling of not ​trusting someone or something: The two ​groups have ​existed in a ​state of mutual distrust for ​centuries. She has a (​deep) distrust of the ​media.
adjective uk   us   /-fəl/

distrustverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈstrʌst/
to not ​trust someone or something: Many ​politicians are deeply distrusted by the ​electorate.
(Definition of distrust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"distrust" in American English

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distrustnoun [U]

 us   /dɪsˈtrʌst/
lack of ​trust or ​confidence: Many ​Americans have a ​deep distrust of ​advertising.
verb [T]  us   /dɪsˈtrʌst/
According to this ​historybook, ​John Adams, the second US ​president, ​hated and distrusted Britain.
adjective  us   /dɪsˈtrʌst·fəl/
(Definition of distrust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “distrust”
in Spanish desconfianza…
in Vietnamese sự không tin cậy…
in Malaysian disyaki…
in Thai ความคลางแคลงใจ…
in French méfiance…
in German das Mißtrauen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不信任,不相信,怀疑…
in Turkish güvenmemek, itimat etmemek…
in Russian недоверие…
in Indonesian kecurigaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不信任,不相信,懷疑…
in Polish nieufność, podejrzliwość…
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