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uk   /ɪmˈbær.ə.sɪŋ/  us   /ɪmˈber.ə.sɪŋ/
B1 making you feel embarrassed: an embarrassing situation [+ to infinitive] It's embarrassing to be caught telling a lie. My most embarrassing moment was trying to introduce a woman whose name I couldn't remember.

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adverb uk   /ɪmˈbær.ə.sɪŋ.li/  us   /ɪmˈber.ə.sɪŋ.li/
an embarrassingly poor performance/loud voice
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