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regret

noun [C, U]
 
 
/rɪˈɡret/
B2 a feeling of sadness about a situation, especially something that you wish you had not done: We married very young but we've been really happy and I've no regrets. It is with great regret that I announce Steve Adam's resignation.Sadness and regret
regretful adjective expressing regretSadness and regret regretfully adverb
Translations of “regret”
in Korean 후회…
in Arabic نَدَم…
in Portuguese arrependimento…
in Catalan penediment, remordiment…
in Japanese 後悔, 悔恨…
in Italian rimpianto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懊悔,遺憾, 惋惜, 痛惜…
in Russian сожаление…
in Turkish pişmanlık, kişinin yaptığından dolayı duyduğu üzüntü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懊悔,遗憾, 惋惜, 痛惜…
in Polish żal…
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