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adjective scandalous pronunciation in British English /ˈskænd(ə)ləs/
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  1. 1
    something that is scandalous shocks you and makes you feel very angry because it seems unfair or wrong
    a scandalous waste of money
    it is scandalous that: It’s scandalous that people have to wait so long for operations.
  2. 2
    something that is scandalous is shocking because it involves immoral or dishonest behaviour
    scandalous rumours/stories
    a minister with a scandalous private life

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