- [formal] affront (
tosb/sth) afrenta (feminine)( aalgn/algo)More 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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