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pariah
American English: /pəˈraɪə/
British English: /pəˈrʌɪə/

Translation of pariah in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • They have since been treated as the pariahs of the political establishment.
    • Now, six decades later, smokers have become the social pariahs: excluded, if not frowned upon, by contemporary behavioral codes and even municipal law.
    • Traveling alone (especially for women) is seen as sad and desperate, a cardinal sin, reserved for those social pariahs who talk to their cats.

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