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"nauseating" in British English

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nauseatingadjective

uk   /ˈnɔː.zi.eɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈnɑː.zi.eɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
making you ​feel as if you are going to ​vomit: the nauseating ​smell of ​rottingfood If someone's ​opinions or ​actions are nauseating, you ​dislike and ​disapprove of them: Her ​strongestcriticism was ​reserved for the ​primeminister whom she ​accused of "nauseating ​hypocrisy".humorous She's good at everything she does - it's nauseating!
(Definition of nauseating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nauseating" in American English

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nauseatingadjective

 us   /ˈnɔ·ziˌeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
making you ​feel as if you are going to ​vomit: The TV ​news can be ​pretty nauseating at ​times.
(Definition of nauseating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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