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affront

Pronunciation: /əˈfrʌnt/

Translation of affront in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [formal] affront (to sb/sth) afrenta (feminine)(a algn/algo)
    Example sentences
    • I don't consider an insensitive person who won't pick up after their dog an affront to my personal beliefs.
    • His no-show for any reason other than a personal trauma is a disgrace and an affront to local democracy.
    • At the time she said the ad was not intended to cause offence and described the ban as ‘absurd and an affront to the British sense of humour’.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] ofender this affronts our dignity esto constituye una afrenta a nuestra dignidad

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