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

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grudgingadjective

uk   us   /ˈɡrʌdʒ.ɪŋ/
A grudging ​action or ​feeling is one that you do or have ​unwillingly: She ​won the grudging ​respect of her ​boss.
grudgingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She grudgingly (= ​unwillingly)admitted that she had been ​wrong to ​criticize him.
(Definition of grudging from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grudging" in American English

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grudgingadjective

 us   /ˈɡrʌdʒ·ɪŋ/
done or ​offeredunwillingly: Her hard ​workwon the grudging ​respect of her ​boss.
grudgingly
adverb  us   /ˈɡrʌdʒ·ɪŋ·li/
Grudgingly, ​Congressapproved the ​funds.
(Definition of grudging from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grudging”
in Arabic حَسود…
in Korean 마지못해 하는…
in Portuguese relutante, de má vontade…
in Catalan donat a contracor…
in Japanese いやいやながらの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强的, 不情愿的…
in Turkish isteksiz, gönülsüz, kerhen…
in Russian сдержанный, неохотный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強的, 不情願的…
in Italian dato controvoglia…
in Polish wymuszony, niechętny…
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