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contempt
British English: /kənˈtɛm(p)t/
American English: /kənˈtɛm(p)t/

Translation of contempt in German:

noun

  • 2
    (disregard)
    in contempt of all rules
    unter Missachtung aller Regeln
  • 3 (being despised) See examples:have or hold somebody in contempt
    jemanden verachten
    bring somebody into contempt
    jemanden in Verruf bringen
    fall into contempt
    in Verruf kommen
    beneath 1 1

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    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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    not harmful or offensive