despreciable
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despreciable(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (worthy of contempt)
a. despicable
Los individuos que maltratan a los animales son despreciables.People who mistreat animals are despicable.
b. contemptible
Mi jefe es una persona despreciable que trata muy mal a los empleados.My boss is a contemptible person who treats his employees really badly.
2. (insignificant)
a. negligible
La cantidad de dinero que me debes es despreciable. Olvídalo.The amount of money you owe me is negligible. Forget it.
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despreciable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (indigno)
a. despicable, contemptible
2. (de poca importancia)
a. negligible
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. contemptible person, wretch
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despreciable
adjective
1 [+persona] despicable; contemptible
2 (sin valor) [+objeto] worthless; [+cantidad] negligible
una suma nada despreciable a not inconsiderable amount
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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