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recalcitrant
American English: /rəˈkælsətrənt/
British English: /rɪˈkalsɪtr(ə)nt/

Translation of recalcitrant in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • The Commissioner's powers to approve, audit and discipline recalcitrant players are uncertain in the Bill.
    • At the same time, he did not mind appealing to the council to discipline recalcitrant citizens who played tennis in the town square while he was preaching on Sunday.
    • Residents' associations should be authorised to fine recalcitrant drivers who do not turn up at fixed timings.

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