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English definition of “loathe”

loathe

verb [T] uk   /ləʊð/ us    /loʊð/
C2 to hate someone or something: From an early age the brothers have loathed each other. "Do you like fish?" "No, I loathe it." [+ -ing verb] I loathe doing housework.
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