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adjective bitter pronunciation in American English /ˈbɪtər/
  1. 1
    feeling angry or upset because of a bad experience, especially when you think that you have been treated unfairly
    bitter about: I’m still bitter about the whole affair.
    1. a.
      involving very angry feelings
      a bitter dispute/divorce case
    2. b.
      used about a determined and angry enemy or opponent
      one of the President’s most bitter critics
      They had always been bitter rivals.
  2. 2
    [usually before noun] making you feel very unhappy or disappointed
    a bitter blow/disappointment: It was a bitter blow when he lost his job.
  3. 4
    extremely cold in a way that makes you very uncomfortable
    A bitter wind was blowing from the north.
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the buying and selling of human organs

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