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view main entry for dissuadeverb [transitive] formal  /dɪˈsweɪd/ 
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  /dɪˈsweɪʒ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: dissuasionClick to listen to the pronunciation of dissuasion


a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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