There are 2 translations of defeat in Spanish:

defeat1

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfiːt/

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There are 2 translations of defeat in Spanish:

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  • 2 [hopes/plans] frustrar we were defeated in our attempt to climb Everest nuestro intento de escalar el Everest se vio frustrado it was lack of funds that defeated us fue la falta de fondos lo que nos hizo fracasar to defeat one's own ends/purpose ir* en contra de sus ( or mis etc) propios intereses that would defeat the object o purpose of the exercise eso iría en contra de lo que se pretende lograr
  • 4 (baffle) [colloquial/familiar] it defeats me no alcanzo a comprenderlo

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