Translation of desfavorecer in English:


verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1.1 (perjudicar) to work against la nueva normativa desfavorece a la pequeña empresa the new regulations are prejudicial to o unfavorable to o work against small businesses 1.2 (afear) ese peinado la desfavorece that hairstyle doesn't suit her o doesn't do anything for her o isn't at all flattering

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day farrear
to go out partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937. Guerra Civil. The world was shocked at the slaughter of civilians. Guernica (Gernika) is the site of the ancient Basque parliament and of the oak tree, the árbol de Guernica, beneath which Spanish kings traditionally swore to uphold Basque privileges or fueros. Pablo Picasso commemorated the destruction of Guernica in his painting of the same name.