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"inscrutable" in British English

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inscrutableadjective

uk   /ɪnˈskruː.tɪ.bl̩/  us   /-t̬ə-/
inscrutably
adverb uk   /-bli/  us   /-t̬ə-/
She ​smiled inscrutably.
inscrutability
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌskruː.tɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of inscrutable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inscrutableadjective

 us   /ɪnˈskru·t̬ə·bəl/
very ​difficult to ​understand or get to ​know: an inscrutable ​smile He ​believes that a ​certainportion of ​life must ​remain inscrutable.
(Definition of inscrutable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inscrutable”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人或其表情)高深莫测的,不可测知的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人或其表情)高深莫測的,難以捉摸的…
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