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/spɔɪld/ (also mainly UK spoilt /spɔɪlt/ )
A spoiled ​child is ​allowed to do or have anything that it ​wants to, usually so that it ​expects to get everything it ​wants, and does not show ​respect to other ​people: You're ​behaving like a spoiled brat!
(Definition of spoiled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spoiledadjective [not gradable]

 us   /spɔɪld/
destroyed, ​damaged, or no ​longerable to be used: spoiled ​meat
(of a ​person) ​treated very well or too well: You’re ​acting like a spoiled ​brat.
(Definition of spoiled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spoiled”
in Arabic مُدَلَّل…
in Korean 버릇 없이 자란…
in Portuguese mimado…
in Catalan malcriat…
in Japanese (甘やかされて育ったため)わがままな…
in Italian viziato…
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