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inure

Pronunciation: /ɪˈnʊr; ɪˈnjʊə(r)/

Translation of inure in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] to inure sb to sth habituar* a algn a algo she had become inured to their insults se había hecho inmune or se había habituado a sus insultos
    Example sentences
    • Naturally, Critser found all this perturbing but, like most people, he was inured to the daily diet of doom and gloom fed to him by the press - all the more so since he belongs to its massed ranks himself.
    • We are perhaps inured to some of its excesses, but I don't think any Scot does not find it reprehensible.
    • After seven years in the firing line with Rangers and three-and-a-half years prising out body pellets at Goodison Park, Smith is inured to criticism.

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