Translation of offense in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈfens/
, (British English/inglés británico) offence


  • 2 2.1 (cause of outrage) (no plural/sin plural) atentado (masculine) an offense against decency un atentado contra la moral that building is an offense to the eye ese edificio hace daño a la vista 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (resentment, displeasure) to cause/give offense to sb ofender a algn to take offense at sth ofenderse or sentirse* ofendido por algo no offense meant — none taken sin ánimo de ofender — ¡faltaba más!
  • 3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) also /ˈɑːfens/ 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (attack) ataque (m), ofensiva (f) weapons of offense armas (feminine plural) ofensivas 3.2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] (línea (f) de) ataque (m), (línea (f)) ofensiva (f) a good player on offense un buen jugador en el ataque

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