shun

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shun(
shuhn
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. rehuir
I don't know what's the matter with Mary - now she shuns me but we used to be close friends.No sé qué le pasa a Mary: ahora me rehúye pero antes éramos amigas íntimas.
b. evitar
Ever since his recent rise to fame, he's done everything to shun the press.Desde que se hizo famoso recientemente, ha hecho todo lo posible para evitar la prensa.
c. rechazar
My professor's colleagues shunned him because of the controversial paper he published.Los colegas de mi profesor lo rechazaron por el trabajo polémico que publicó.
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shun
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. rehuir, evitar
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shun [ʃʌn]
transitive verb
1 (reject) [+person] rechazar
to feel shunned by the world sentirse rechazado por la gente
2 (avoid) [+work] evitar; [+publicity] rehuir
to shun doing sth evitar hacer algo
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