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"sentiment" in British English

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sentimentnoun

uk   /ˈsen.tɪ.mənt/  us   /-t̬ə-/
  • sentiment noun (IDEA)

C2 [C or U] formal a ​thought, ​opinion, or ​ideabased on a ​feeling about a ​situation, or a way of ​thinking about something: Nationalist sentiment has ​increased in the ​area since the ​bombing. I don't ​think she shares my sentiments. His ​son was ​overwhelmed by the sentiments oflove and ​support in the ​cards and ​letters he ​received.formal "It's a very ​badsituation." "My sentiments ​exactly (= I ​completelyagree)."

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(Definition of sentiment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sentiment" in American English

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sentimentnoun

 us   /ˈsen·tə·mənt/
  • sentiment noun (GENERAL FEELING)

[C/U] a ​generalfeeling, ​attitude, or ​opinion about something: [C] Writers ​learn that sentiments and ​ideas must ​serve the ​story, and not the other way around. [U] Boyd ​tried to ​turncommunity sentiment against the ​program.
  • sentiment noun (EMOTION)

[U] often disapproving gentleemotions such as ​love, ​sympathy, or ​caring: The ​filmwallows in sentiment. There was little ​room for ​compassion or sentiment in his ​world.
(Definition of sentiment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sentiment" in Business English

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sentimentnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈsentɪmənt/
people's ​opinions or ​feelings about a ​situation, especially the likely future direction of a ​financialmarket, the ​economy, etc.: Analysts and ​investors said market sentiment for the ​time being appears ​positive. Business sentiment is showing ​signs of ​recovery. There has been a dramatic ​shift in sentiment against ​technologystocks. positive/​negative sentiment
(Definition of sentiment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sentiment”
in Spanish sentimiento…
in Vietnamese tình cảm…
in Malaysian sentimen…
in Thai รู้สึกอ่อนไหว, อารมณ์…
in French sentiment…
in German die Sentimentalität…
in Chinese (Simplified) 思想, 观点, 意见…
in Turkish düşünce, kanı, fikir…
in Russian мнение, отношение, чувство…
in Indonesian perasaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 思想, 觀點, 意見…
in Polish pogląd, odczucie, sentyment…
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