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obtrude

Pronunciation: /əbˈtruːd/

Translation of obtrude in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 (force) imponer* 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.
    1.2 (push out) [Zoology/Zoología] sacar*
    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/verbo intransitivo

  • [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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