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opine

Pronunciation: /əʊˈpaɪn/

Translation of opine in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] opinar that would be premature, he opined —eso sería prematuro —opinó or terció
    Example sentences
    • C.P. Scott, Manchester Guardian editor from 1872 to 1929, will always be in journalism's pantheon for opining that ‘comment is free, but facts are sacred’.
    • More seriously, Jenny opines that the reason there are fewer women on the comedy circuit is that it is just not geared to women's lives.
    • Mrs Rainy Day opined that the observing of birthdays is primarily a matter for children, not for adults.

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