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disinterest

noun [U] uk   /dɪsˈɪn.tər.est/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/

disinterest noun [U] (NOT INTERESTED)

lack of interest: Some kids become high-achievers to compensate for their parents' disinterest.

disinterest noun [U] (NOT INVOLVED)

formal the fact of having no involvement in or receiving no special advantage or good from a situation or event: Their close and financially rewarding relationship was sufficient to call into question the independence and disinterest of the directors.
Translations of “disinterest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不感興趣的, 缺乏興趣,沒有興趣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不感兴趣的, 缺乏兴趣,没有兴趣…
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