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adjective aggravating pronunciation in British English /ˈæɡrəˌveɪtɪŋ/

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  1. 1
    mainly spoken annoying
    It’s really aggravating – she says she’ll call, and then she doesn’t.
  2. 2
    legal making a crime worse
    The judge considered several aggravating factors.

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