affront
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affront(
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fruhnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (offense)
a. la afrenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was just a suggestion; you don't need to take it as an affront to your dignity.Fue una sugerencia nada más; no hay porque tomarlo como una afrenta a tu dignidad.
b. la ofensa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Daniela considered Javier's comments to be an affront to her honor.Daniela consideró que los comentarios de Javier eran una ofensa a su honor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to offend; used in passive voice)
a. afrentar
The leader felt affronted by their lack of faith.El líder se sintió afrentado por su falta de fe.
b. ofender
You needn't be so easily affronted; we are simply offering you constructive criticism.No debe ofenderse tan fácilmente; simplemente le estamos ofreciendo una crítica constructiva.
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affront
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la afrenta f, ofensa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. afrentar, ofender
to be/feel affrontedestar/sentirse ofendido(a)
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affront [əˈfrʌnt]
noun
afrenta (f); ofensa (f)
to be an affront to afrentar a
transitive verb
ofender; afrentar
to be affronted ofenderse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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