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Spanish translation of “despise”

despise

verb /diˈspaiz/
to look upon with scorn and contempt I know he despises me for leaving him for another man. to refuse to have, use etc; to scorn She despises all forms of violence. despicable /diˈspikəbl/ adjective contemptible, worthless and deserving to be despised His behaviour was despicable. despicably adverb
de manera despreciable, de manera infame, vilmente
(Definition of despise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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