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affrontnoun [C]

uk   /əˈfrʌnt/ us   /əˈfrʌnt/
a remark or action intended to insult or offend someone: He regarded the comments as an affront to his dignity.

affrontverb [T usually passive]

uk   /əˈfrʌnt/ us   /əˈfrʌnt/ formal
to insult or offend someone: I was most affronted by his comments. an affronted look/glance
(Definition of affront from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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affrontnoun [C]

us   /əˈfrʌnt/
a remark or action intended to insult or upset someone: Such statements are an affront to people of conscience.
(Definition of affront from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “affront”
in Vietnamese sự lăng mạ…
in Spanish afrenta, ofender…
in Malaysian penghinaan…
in Thai คำปรามาส…
in French affront…
in German die Beleidigung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 侮辱, 冒犯…
in Russian оскорбление…
in Turkish gücendiren, kıran, küstüren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侮辱, 冒犯…
in Indonesian penghinaan…
in Polish obraza, afront…
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