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

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thanklessadjective

uk   us   /ˈθæŋk.ləs/
A thankless ​job is ​difficult or ​unpleasant, and ​people do not ​thank you for it: Keeping the ​boys' ​roomstidy is a thankless task/​job.
(Definition of thankless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thankless" in American English

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thanklessadjective

 us   /ˈθæŋk·ləs/
unlikely to be ​appreciated: a thankless ​task Note: usually said about a job or some work
(Definition of thankless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thankless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出力不讨好的, 徒劳无功的…
in Turkish iyilik bilmez, nankör, değeri bilinmeyen…
in Russian неблагодарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吃力不討好的, 徒勞無功的…
in Polish niewdzięczny…
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