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rueverb [T]

uk   us   /ruː/ (present participle rueing or ruing, past tense and past participle rued) old-fashioned or literary
to ​feelsorry about an ​event and ​wish it had not ​happened
(Definition of rue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rueverb [T]

 us   /ru/
to ​feelsorry about an ​event and ​wish it had not ​happened; ​regret
rueful
adjective  us   /ˈru·fəl/
She gave him a rueful ​smile.
(Definition of rue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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