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American English: /əbˈtrud/
British English: /əbˈtruːd/

Translation of obtrude in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (force) to obtrude one's opinions on others
    imponer sus opiniones a los demás
    Example sentences
    • Passion is known to obtrude judgement and there is a lot of passionate anti-corporate and anti-American sentiment around.
    • Please excuse me for obtruding my weakness and my finitude, here, into your daily lives.
    • Into this meditation obtrudes another vision, with an entirely distinct vocabulary and resonance.
  • 2 (push out) (Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • We would seek to avoid obtruding on to the slopes traditionally used for sledging, or to restrict the area used by horse riders.
    • But if such matters obtruded in their investigations then the tribunal was perfectly entitled to investigate.
    • Then the chosen ones would not obtrude with their sleek vehicles.

intransitive verb

  • [formal]the author's views do not obtrude
    el autor no da prominencia a sus propias opiniones
    the memory kept obtruding (itself)
    el recuerdo no cesaba de venirme a la memoria
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