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"trusting" in British English

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trustingadjective

uk   us   /ˈtrʌs.tɪŋ/ (also trustful )
always ​believing that other ​people are good or ​honest and will not ​harm or ​deceive you: The ​child gave a ​warm, trusting ​smile. You shouldn't be so trusting - ​people take ​advantage of you.
(Definition of trusting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trusting" in American English

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trustingadjective

 us   /ˈtrʌs·tɪŋ/ (also trustful,  /ˈtrʌst·fəl/ )
always ​believing that other ​people are good or ​honest and will not ​harm or ​deceive you: You shouldn’t be so trusting – ​people will take ​advantage of you.
(Definition of trusting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trusting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 容易相信他人的,轻信的…
in Turkish herkese itimat eden, kolay inanan…
in Russian доверчивый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容易相信他人的,輕信的…
in Polish ufny…
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