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noun [uncountable] repulsion pronunciation in British English /rɪˈpʌlʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    a strong feeling of disliking someone or something that is so unpleasant that you feel slightly ill when you see them or think about them
  2. 2
    physics an electrical or magnetic force that makes things move away from each other


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