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verb [intransitive] British English pronunciation: disagree /ˌdɪsəˈɡriː/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydisagree
he/she/itdisagrees
present participledisagreeing
past tensedisagreed
past participledisagreed
 

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  1. 1
    to have an opinion that is different from the opinion that another person has

    Teenagers and their parents often disagree.

    Bob disagreed entirely, arguing that it was a risk worth taking.

    disagree with:

    I disagree with you – I think she's done a very good job.

    He strongly disagreed with what Anne had said.

    disagree on/about:

    Dole and Evans disagree on many aspects of the new policy.

  2. 2
    to contain different information, or to produce different results

    Two pathologists examined the body, but their findings disagreed.

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