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dirty word

Traducción de dirty word en español:

noun

  • 'failure' is a dirty word here
    aquí 'fracaso' es una palabra tabú or (in Latin America also) una mala palabra
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Here, at last, was someone who I had feared would always be a figment of my imagination: a Labour leader who did not regard profit as a dirty word but who did regard nationalisation as a dirty word.
    • In the US where the words Welfare and Public Service are regarded as dirty words, they only spend 30% of the GDP on public services.
    • One subject we have not dealt with is the visual junk diet of soaps, smut, and vulgar language: the verbal corruption that has infected our nation's bloodstream and turned courtesy into a dirty word among the young.

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