desairar
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desairar(
dehs
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rahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to snub
El presidente desairó al embajador francés al no recibirlo en la presidencia.The president snubbed the French ambassador by not welcoming him in the presidential office.
b. to slight
El jefe me desairó cuando propuse una solución alternativa.My boss slighted me when I proposed an alternative solution.
c. to disregard
El alcalde desairó el proyecto destinado a construir un nuevo estadio de fútbol.The mayor disregarded the project aimed at creating a new football stadium.
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desairar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (persona)
a. to snub, to slight
2. (cosa)
a. not to think much of, to be unimpressed by
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desairar
transitive verb
1 [+persona] to slight; snub; [+cosa] to disregard
2 (Com) to default on
intransitive verb
lo haré por no desairar I'll do it rather than cause offence o offense; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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