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belittle

Pronunciation: /bɪˈlɪtl/

Translation of belittle in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [achievements] menospreciar; [person] denigrar, rebajar to belittle oneself menospreciarse, tenerse* en menos
    Example sentences
    • If you belittle their opinions or dismiss their problems, they'll stop talking to you.
    • He does not dismiss or belittle the gifts and talents that his Creator endowed to him.
    • She constantly criticizes and belittles the husband in screaming tones.

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