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Translation of desfavorecer in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 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) See examples: ese peinado la desfavorece
    that hairstyle doesn't suit her o doesn't do anything for her o isn't at all flattering

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