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suspicion

noun
 
 
/səˈspɪʃən/
ABOUT SOMEONE [C, U] B2 a feeling or belief that someone has done something wrong: They were arrested on suspicion of drug dealing. Several members of staff are under suspicion of stealing money.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
ABOUT SOMETHING [C] B2 an idea that something may be true: [+ (that)] I had a sneaking suspicion that the two events might be connected.Guessing, supposing and suspecting
Translations of “suspicion”
in Korean 의심, 혐의…
in Arabic شَكّ, ريبة…
in Portuguese suspeita, receio…
in Catalan sospita…
in Japanese (~ではないかと)思うこと, 疑惑, 嫌疑…
in Italian sospetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量,一點…
in Russian подозрение, предположение…
in Turkish kuşku, şüphe, vesvese…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少量,一点儿…
in Polish podejrzenie, przeczucie…
(Definition of suspicion from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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