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verb [transitive] begrudge pronunciation in American English /bɪˈɡrʌdʒ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybegrudge
he/she/itbegrudges
present participlebegrudging
past tensebegrudged
past participlebegrudged
  1. 1
    to feel annoyed because someone has something that you want, and you think they do not deserve it
    not begrudge someone something: No one could begrudge him the money – he’s such a nice guy.
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  2. 2
    to feel annoyed that you have to do something
    begrudge doing something: I begrudge paying so much just to park the car.

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begrudging

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begrudgingly

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