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bemoan

Pronunciation: /bɪˈməʊn/

Translation of bemoan in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [loss/lack] lamentarse de he bemoaned his fate se lamentaba de su suerte
    Example sentences
    • In one isolated village the people weep and wail, bemoaning their plight.
    • He never once complained or bemoaned the cruel hand life dealt him.
    • Contemporary chroniclers based in England had a habit of bemoaning the cost and absence of results of such campaigns.

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