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

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resignedadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈzaɪnd/
accepting that something you do not like will ​happen because you cannot ​change it: a resigned ​look/​expression/​tone
resignedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
"We're going to be late again," he said resignedly.
(Definition of resigned from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"resigned" in American English

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resignedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /rɪˈzɑɪnd/
willing to ​accept something ​unpleasant: They are resigned and a little ​depressed at the ​thought of ​losingmoney for at least the first ​year.
(Definition of resigned from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “resigned”
in Chinese (Simplified) 听任, 顺从, 不得不接受…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽任, 順從, 不得不接受…
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