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There is a mutual distrust and a spiteful disgust. The Sun (2012)Gradually, their mutual distrust is turned by their determination to survive into something far more powerful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Bound by mutual distrust and annoyance, the odd couple pairing can do little but bicker. Christianity Today (2000)He's torn between his distrust and dislike of the press and his need to galvanise voters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He disliked and distrusted hierarchies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But by August 1946 the wartime comradeship in arms had given way to deep distrust. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Victorian and Edwardian critics distrusted and disliked the Chandos portrait. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Mutual distrust is endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there's no doubt that rivalry between departments, turf issues and general distrust between colleagues jeopardise the progress of a company. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But she is not used except for public speaking in the Party's name and there is much distrust where she is concerned. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)
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British English: distrust VERB
If you distrust someone or something, you think they are not honest, reliable, or safe.
I don't have any particular reason to distrust them.
Definition of distrust from the Collins English Dictionary
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