against someone's wishes

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Definition of against someone's wishes

: even though someone does not want it They canceled the trip against my wishes.

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“Against someone's wishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20someone%27s%20wishes. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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