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disagree

Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsəˈgriː/

Translation of disagree in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 1.1 (differ in opinion) to disagree (with sb/sth) no estar* de acuerdo (con algn/algo), disentir* or discrepar (de algn/algo) [formal] no one ventured to disagree nadie se atrevió a mostrar su desacuerdo or disconformidad I (must) disagree yo no estoy de acuerdo, yo disiento or discrepo [formal] 1.2 (quarrel) to disagree (with sb) discutir (con algn)
    Example sentences
    • Len Wallace respected all opinions - even while disagreeing - and he was always honest, focused and principled.
    • Post-trial newspaper reports paint a picture of pathological mayhem, with medical experts disagreeing and changing their opinions.
    • But when relaxed, he is charming, deferring politely to opinions with which he disagrees and displaying a conscientious desire to understand.
    1.3 (conflict) [figures/reports/accounts] no coincidir, discrepar to disagree with sth no coincidir con algo
    Example sentences
    • The various accounts disagree over whether it was the whole of his left ear or just part of it which was cut.
    • The remaining ‘incongruous’ crosses disagreeing in gene order with the largest clique were used to infer the existence of inversion polymorphism.
    • Couples go through a number of statements and see whether they agree, disagree, or are undecided about them.
  • 2 (cause discomfort) to disagree with sb sentarle* or caerle* mal a algn onions disagree with her las cebollas le sientan or le caen mal

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