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English definition of “distrust”


verb [T]     /dɪˈstrʌst/
to not trust someone or something: In spite of its election success , the government is still deeply distrusted on key issues .Trusting and not trusting
(Definition of distrust verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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