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American English: /rəˈbəf/
British English: /rɪˈbʌf/

Translation of rebuff in Spanish:


  • to meet with/receive a rebuff
    ser rechazado
    the party received a rebuff at the polls
    el partido sufrió un revés en las urnas

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (snub)
    1.2 (repel)
    Example sentences
    • However the department has rebuffed calls to criminalise those who refuse to obey the law.
    • Kurdish politicians were defiant, rebuffing the Shi'ite alliance's attempts to blame them for the deadlock.
    • The first attempt to storm the parliament was rebuffed by a volley of police tear gas.

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