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revolt

Pronunciation: /rɪˈvəʊlt/

Translation of revolt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 [Politics/Política] to revolt (against sb/sth) sublevarse or rebelarse or alzarse* (contra algn/algo)
  • 2 (feel revulsion) [literary/literario]to revolt at sth my insides revolted at the thought se me revolvía el estómago de solo pensarlo, la mera idea me resultaba repugnante

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • darle* asco a she was revolted by the smell el olor le dio asco or le repugnó

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