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noun     grievance pronunciation in American English
/ˈɡrivəns/
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singulargrievance
pluralgrievances
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  1. 1
    [countable] a complaint about being treated in an unfair way

    Managers were presented with a long list of grievances.

    have a grievance:

    People know who to go to if they have a grievance.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a feeling that you have been treated in an unfair way
    nurse a grievance:

    For years he nursed a grievance against his former employer.

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