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abrupt

Pronunciación: /əˈbrʌpt/

Traducción de abrupt en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (sudden) [departure/conclusion] repentino, súbito; [rise/decline] abrupto, brusco
    Example sentences
    • I just think I've had too many sudden, abrupt, unexpected, and unwelcome changes in my plans to be able to commit to more plans in advance.
    • A completely unexpected and abrupt ending saw my jaw drop.
    • The fairy tale romance has come to an abrupt and totally unexpected end.
    1.2 (brusque) [manner/reply] abrupto, brusco, cortante he was very abrupt fue muy brusco or cortante
    Example sentences
    • Having said that, I do not think I deserved the very abrupt and curt way in which I was treated by Mr Hutchinson on trying to explain the situation to him.
    • Deron's expression showed nothing, though I knew he must be surprised by the abrupt rudeness of it.
    • ‘They were quite abrupt and offhand,’ says Elliot, who is now 39.

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