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grudgenoun [C]

uk   /ɡrʌdʒ/  us   /ɡrʌdʒ/

grudgeverb [T]

uk   /ɡrʌdʒ/  us   /ɡrʌdʒ/
(also begrudge) to not want to spend time or money on someone or something, or to not want to give something to someone: She grudged every hour she spent helping him.
(also begrudge) to think that someone does not deserve something good that they have: [+ two objects] I don't grudge you your holiday, it's just that you've chosen a bad time to go.
(Definition of grudge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grudgenoun [C]

 us   /ɡrʌdʒ/
a strong feeling of anger and dislike for a person who treated you badly: He wasn’t one to hold a grudge, but he wasn’t going to be friendly.
(Definition of grudge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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