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grievance

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɡriː.vəns/ us  
a complaint or a strong feeling that you have been treated unfairly: A special committee has been appointed to handle prisoners' grievances. Bill still harbours/nurses a grievance against his employers for not promoting him. The small amount of compensation is a further source of grievance to the people forced to leave their homes.
Translations of “grievance”
in Spanish queja, reivindicación…
in French grief…
in German die Beschwerde…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不平, 委屈, 不滿…
in Russian жалоба, недовольство…
in Turkish yakınma, dövünme, şikâyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不平, 委屈, 不满…
in Polish pretensja, skarga…
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