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Translation of "discourage" - English-Spanish dictionary

discourage

verb   /dɪˈskʌr·ɪdʒ/ ( present participle discouraging, past tense and past participle discouraged)
to try to persuade someone to stop doing something disuadir a campaign to discourage people from smoking
to make someone less confident or enthusiastic about something desanimar The thought of how much work she had to do discouraged her.
(Definition of discourage from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

discourage

verb /disˈkaridʒ, (American) -ˈkəː-/
to take away the confidence, hope etc of desanimar, desalentar His lack of success discouraged him.
to try to prevent (by showing disapproval etc) oponerse She discouraged all his attempts to get to know her.
(with from) to persuade against disuadir The rain discouraged him from going camping.
discouragement noun
desaprobación, desánimo, desaliento
(Definition of discourage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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