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offend
British English: /əˈfɛnd/
American English: /əˈfɛnd/

Translation of offend in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (hurt)
    (person) (person)
    (article, remark) (person)
    to be offended by something
    être blessé par
    (behaviour, remark)
    to get offended
    se vexer
    don't be offended
    ne soyez pas vexé
  • 2 (displease) the decision offends my sense of justice
    la décision outrage mon sens de la justice
    to offend the eye
    (building etc)
    choquer la vue

intransitive verb

also: offending present participle adjective

  • 1 (responsible)
    (component, object)
    en cause
    (person)

Phrasal verbs

offend against

offend against [something] 1.1 (commit a crime)
(law, rule)
1.2 (violate)
(good taste)
être un outrage à
(common sense)

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