ill will Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ill willnoun [U]

uk   us  
badfeelings between ​people because of things that ​happened in the pastbear sb ill will formal to be ​angry with someone because of something they have done: I ​bear him no ​ill will.
(Definition of ill will from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ill will”
in Arabic سُوء نِيّة…
in Korean 악감정…
in Portuguese ressentimento, rancor…
in Catalan rancor…
in Japanese 恨み…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敌意, 恶意, 憎恨…
in Turkish kötü niyet, kin…
in Russian недоброжелательность, неприязнь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敵意, 惡意, 憎恨…
in Italian risentimento…
in Polish zła wola…
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