rebuff

rebuff(
ri
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buhf
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to reject ungraciously)
a. rechazar
The demands of the peaceful protestors were rebuffed by the police force.Las peticiones de los manifestantes pacíficos fueron rechazados por la fuerza policial.
b. desairar
The foreign dignitary rebuffed the queen by not bowing to her.El dignatario extranjero desairó a la reina por no hacerle una reverencia.
c. repeler
The supervisor rebuffed my request to reorganize the department.El supervisor repelió mi solicitud para reorganizar el departamento.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (ungracious rejection)
a. el rechazo
(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).
(M)
The violinist was met with rebuff upon auditioning for all the regional orchestras.La violinista sufrió un rechazo al hacer audiciones para todas las orquestas regionales.
b. el desaire
(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).
(M)
The doctor shook the hand of everyone at the reunion except me. It was clearly a rebuff.El doctor dio la mano a todos en la reunión salvo a mí. Evidentemente fue un desaire.
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rebuff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (slight)
a. el desaire m, desplante
(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).
(M)
2. (rejection)
a. el rechazo
(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).
(M)
to meet with a rebuffser rechazado(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (slight)
a. desairar
4. (reject)
a. rechazar
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rebuff [rɪˈbʌf]
noun
desaire (m); rechazo (m)
to meet with a rebuff sufrir un desaire or rechazo
transitive verb
rechazar; desairar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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