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 us   /rɪˈɡret̬·ə·bəl/
causing or ​deservingsadness or ​disappointment: The ​omission of a sponsor’s ​name on the ​program was a regrettable ​error.
adverb  us   /rɪˈɡret̬·ə·bli/
Regrettably, he ​died before he could ​see her again.
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(Definition of regrettable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regrettable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人悔恨的, 令人遗憾的, 不幸的…
in Turkish üzücü, hoşa gitmeyen, müessif…
in Russian прискорбный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人悔恨的, 令人遺憾的, 不幸的…
in Polish godny ubolewania…
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