abruptness
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abruptness [əˈbrʌptnɪs]
noun
1 (suddenness) lo repentino
we were taken aback by the abruptness of his departure nos sorprendió lo repentino de su marcha; we were shocked by the abruptness of his dismissal nos dejó horrorizados que lo despidieran tan de repente
2 (brusqueness) brusquedad (f)
3 (steepness) lo escarpado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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