Translation of reject in Spanish:

reject

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/rɪˈdʒekt/
  • 1.1 [suggestion/offer/application/candidate] rechazar*, no aceptar the machine rejects damaged coins la máquina no acepta las monedas en mal estado the appeal was rejected [Law/Derecho] el recurso de apelación fue denegado or rechazado or desestimado to feel rejected sentirse* rechazado
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    • 54.87 per cent of French voters reject the European Union's new constitution.
    • Kelly, the US officials said, rejected the threat as unacceptable as a means to resolve the nuclear crisis.
    • The Palestinians have rejected the release as inadequate and want thousands freed.
    1.2 (turn against) rechazar*
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    • In several studies, women emphasized wanting to satisfy a partner's needs, promote intimacy, avoid tension in a relationship, and avoid rejecting a partner.
    • Her rejecting him only made his desire to gain her affection that much stronger.
    • This might eventually cause others to reject the depressed person and to avoid future interactions.
    1.3 [Medicine/Medicina] [tissue/organ] rechazar*
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    • A mix of immunosuppressive therapies is typically used to prevent a recipient's body from rejecting a transplanted organ.
    • In many instances, bodies reject transplant organs because their immune systems see them as foreign tissue.
    • Immunosuppressants interfere with the body's immune system - making it less capable of rejecting the transplanted kidney.

noun/nombre

/ˈriːdʒekt/
  • 1.1 (flawed product) artículo (masculine)( or producto (masculine) etc) defectuoso (before noun/delante del nombre) reject shop tienda (feminine) de artículos defectuosos 1.2 (person) a reject of society un marginado social or de la sociedad

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