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prescind

Saltos de línea: pre|scind
Pronunciación: /prɪˈsɪnd
 
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Definición de prescind en inglés:

verbo

[no object] (prescind from) formal
1Leave out of consideration: such traditionalists have prescinded from novel practices and attitudes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In identifying defeaters that our evidence must eliminate if we are to claim knowledge, the more we prescind from practical considerations, the wider we cast our net.
  • There are tremendously significant issues, and this doesn't prescind from making a judgment on people's personalities.
  • Here is an opportunity to prescind from emotion and think critically about a very important subject.
1.1 [with object] Detach or separate from something: his is an idea entirely prescinded from all of the others
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We can react to it and then prescind it from what we experience.

Origen

mid 17th century (in the sense 'cut off abruptly or prematurely'): from Latin praescindere, from prae 'before' + scindere 'to cut'.

Words that rhyme with prescind

downwind, Lind, rescind, Sind, upwind, wind

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