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dignify

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪgnəfaɪ; ˈdɪgnɪfaɪ/

Translation of dignify in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 (grace) dignificar*
    Example sentences
    • But what could be better than a biblical ingredient for enhancing and dignifying the material?
    • The outcome is a series of eye-catching shelters that enhance and dignify bus travel and make a strong statement in the urban environment.
    • What's causing you to dignify it by acting as if it's a worthy endeavor rather than yet another unnecessary cash-in attempt?
    1.2 (make respectable) darle* categoría a I would not dignify that question with an answer esa pregunta no es digna de respuesta
    Example sentences
    • Doctrine aside, it seemed strange to me that he would choose the word ‘closet’ to dignify Mary; or, to put it the other way around, that something as mundane as a closet could be sanctified.
    • Malnutrition was epidemic and medical care, if it can be dignified as such, was virtually useless in those rare instances when it was available.
    • We are granted a glimpse of another world, a world that we share with the animals, who are dignified as antagonists, worshipped as totems and pursued as quarry.

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