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American English: /əˈfrən(t)əri/
British English: /ɪˈfrʌnt(ə)ri/

Translation of effrontery in Spanish:


  • [formal] how can she have the effrontery to ask me for another loan?
    ¿cómo puede tener la desfachatez de pedirme otro préstamo?
    Example sentences
    • A lot of it's just effrontery, sheer brazen nerve, and a sort of monstrous cockiness.
    • With brazen effrontery, however, they painted themselves as martyrs for freedom.
    • He then committed several acts of brazen effrontery.

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