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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydisagree with
he/she/itdisagrees with
present participledisagreeing with
past tensedisagreed with
past participledisagreed with

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  1. 1
    to not approve of something because you think that it is dishonest or immoral
  2. 2
    mainly spoken if something you have eaten or drunk disagrees with you, it makes you feel ill
See also main entry: disagree

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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