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

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odiousadjective

uk   /ˈəʊ.di.əs/  us   /ˈoʊ-/ formal
extremelyunpleasant and ​causing or ​deservinghate: an odious ​crime an odious little man
(Definition of odious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"odious" in American English

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odiousadjective

 us   /ˈoʊ·di·əs/
extremelyunpleasant; causing and ​deservinghate: an odious ​person/​task
(Definition of odious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “odious”
in Spanish odioso, detestable, repugnante…
in Vietnamese đáng ghét…
in Malaysian menjelikkan…
in Thai น่ารังเกียจ…
in French odieux, détestable…
in German widerlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨厌的, 可恶的,可憎的…
in Turkish iğrenç, nefret verici…
in Russian гнусный, мерзкий…
in Indonesian menyebalkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討厭的, 可惡的,可憎的…
in Polish wstrętny, odpychający…
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