Share this entry
American English: /dim/
British English: /diːm/

Translation of deem in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • [formal] to deem somebody/something (to be) somethingshe was deemed (to be) a good mother
    se consideró or se juzgó que era una buena madre
    it was deemed prudent to close off the area
    se consideró or se juzgó prudente acordonar la zona
    Example sentences
    • At the same time, reports have emerged that the provincial government is making preparations to have the strike declared illegal by deeming it a public emergency.
    • Food was given between two and three stars with judges deeming the service to be slow at times.
    • In the event that scores are deemed to be level, a fourth round is contested to find an overall winner.
Definition of deem in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources