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adjective reluctant pronunciation in British English /rɪˈlʌktənt/
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  1. not willing to do something
    reluctant to do something: She was reluctant to leave.
    1. b.
      used for describing a feeling that you have but you wish you did not have
      She felt a reluctant admiration for her opponent.

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reluctance

 reluctant pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]
Julia’s reluctance to join the party was a mystery.

reluctantly

 reluctant pronunciation in British English adverb
She reluctantly decided to sell her home.

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