Definition of 'detest'
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People will detest me for it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lots of people detest her work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One website claims 3% of people detest him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She loathed and detested'social science '. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But physicists are a law-abiding bunch, and detest this idea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I quite detest the man. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)He said: 'I detest losing. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'detest'
British English: detest VERB
If you detest someone or something, you dislike them very much.
My mother detested him.
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