Translation of deplore in Spanish:

deplore

Pronunciation: /dɪˈplɔːr; dɪˈplɔː(r)/

vt

[formal]
  • 1.1 (condemn) [cruelty/racism/immorality] deplorar, condenar union officials deplored the management proposals los dirigentes sindicales calificaron de deplorables las propuestas de la dirección
    More example sentences
    • He acknowledges a common humanity, denouncing modern race slavery in the strongest terms and deploring the disappearance of Indian civilizations into a historical void in which their cultural meanings would be forever lost.
    • The official condemnations of the bombing, therefore, focus not on deploring the act but on lamenting the consequences.
    • He said: " The council deplores all acts of violence ".
    1.2 (regret) [death/accident/misfortune] deplorar, lamentar they deplored the lack of candidates se lamentaron de la falta de candidatos

Definition of deplore in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day desesperado
adj
desperate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.