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averseadjective

 us   /əˈvɜrs/
stronglydisliking or ​opposed to: Few politicians are averse to ​appearing on ​television.
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Translations of “averse”
in Spanish que aborrece, que tiene antipatía a…
in Vietnamese không thích…
in Malaysian enggan…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่ชอบ…
in French opposé à…
in German abgeneigt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对的, 嫌恶的, 不愿意的…
in Indonesian membenci, menolak, menentang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對的, 嫌惡的, 不願意的…
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