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trivialize

Saltos de línea: trivi¦al|ize
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɪvɪəlʌɪz
 
/
(also trivialise)

Definición de trivialize en inglés:

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[with object]
Make (something) seem less important, significant, or complex than it really is: the problem was either trivialized or ignored by teachers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In fact, many Christians argue that secular display of the Ten Commandments places them in an improper context and trivializes the important role those teachings play in our lives.
  • As a result, the film seems to trivialize important events in Dutch history.
  • I don't mean to trivialize sports and the important role they play in our society.
Sinónimos
informal pooh-pooh
archaic hold cheap
rare misprize, derogate, minify

Derivados

trivialization

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Eventually, the trivialization of the name will continue until the word has only a vague meaning, perhaps implying a ‘bad’ person.
  • And he warned that American journalists are threatened by ‘the trivialization of our industry.’
  • The trivialization of sexual assault, though, is not a laughing matter.

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