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English definition of “complaint”

complaint

noun
 
 
/kəmˈpleɪnt/
NOT SATISFACTORY [C, U] B1 a statement that something is wrong or not satisfactory: a letter of complaint I wish to make a complaint. We received several complaints about the noise.Complaining
ANNOYING THING [C] something that makes you complain: My only complaint was the lack of refreshments.Complaining
ILLNESS [C] an illness: a stomach complaintNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
(Definition of complaint from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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