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noun attitude pronunciation in British English /ˈætɪˌtjuːd/
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singularattitude
pluralattitudes
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] someones opinions or feelings about something, especially as shown by their behaviour
    an unhealthy social environment that encourages negative attitudes
    The move reflects changing attitudes among management.
    attitude to: People here have a more relaxed attitude to their work.
    attitude towards: Attitudes towards the older members of the group will have to change.
    an attitude problem (=negative feelings and inappropriate behaviour): What we don’t need is somebody with an attitude problem.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] informal a proud confident way of behaving that some people consider rude
    There’s no denying the guy has attitude.

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