outrage
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outrage(
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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. (act causing indignation)
a. la atrocidad
(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).
The men guilty of these outrages have never been brought to justice.Los culpables de estas atrocidades nunca pagaron por sus crímenes.
b. el ultraje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dictator was responsible for some of the worst outrages committed by a ruler against his own people.El dictador fue responsable de unos de los peores ultrajes perpetrados por un gobernante contra su propio pueblo.
c. el atropello
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With their graffiti, these vandals have committed an outrage against a holy place.Con sus pintadas, estos vándalos han cometido un atropello contra un lugar sagrado.
d. el escándalo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is an outrage! You can't come in here without a search warrant.¡Esto es un escándalo! No pueden entrar aquí sin una orden de registro.
2. (indignation)
a. la indignación
(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).
Members of the public expressed their outrage at the museum's decision to charge an entrance fee.El público manifestó su indignación ante la decisión del museo de cobrar la entrada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to arouse indignation in)
a. indignar
The leniency of the sentence outraged the girl's family.La poca severidad de la sentencia indignó a la familia de la niña.
b. ser un ultraje para
The way the police treated Jim while he was in custody outraged his father.El tratamiento que recibió Jim a manos de la policía durante su detención fue un ultraje para su padre.
4. (to offend against)
a. ser un atentado a
The movie's glorification of violence outrages moral standards.La forma en que la película glorifica la violencia es un atentado a los principios morales.
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outrage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act)
a. el ultraje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
it's an outrage!¡es un escándalo!
2. (indignation)
a. la indignación
(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.).
3. (make indignant)
a. indignar, ultrajar
I am outragedestoy indignado
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outrage [aʊtˈreɪdʒ]
noun
1 (wicked, violent act) atrocidad (f)
bomb outrage atentado (m) (con bomba)
2 (indecency) ultraje (m); escándalo (m); (injustice) atropello (m); agravio (m)
a public outrage un escándalo público; an outrage against good taste un atentado al buen gusto; it's an outrage! ¡es un escándalo!; ¡qué barbaridad!; to commit an outrage against or on sb [+terrorists] cometer un atentado contra algn
transitive verb
[+person] ultrajar; [+standards, decency] atentar contra
it outrages justice es un atentado a la justicia; to be outraged by sth indignarse ante algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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