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"indifferent" in British English

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indifferentadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdɪf.ər.ənt/  us   /ɪnˈdɪf.ɚ.ənt/
  • indifferent adjective (NOT INTERESTED)

C2 not thinking about or interested in someone or something: Why don't you vote - how can you be so indifferent (to what is going on)? He found it very hard teaching a class full of indifferent teenagers.
indifferently
adverb uk   /ɪnˈdɪf.ər.ənt.li/  us   /ɪnˈdɪf.ɚ.ənt.li/
She shrugged indifferently.
(Definition of indifferent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indifferentadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈdɪf·rənt/
lacking in interest or feeling: an indifferent student She was utterly indifferent to his irritation.
neither very good nor very bad: No matter how good or bad or indifferent Foster is, he’ll always be my friend.
(Definition of indifferent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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