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brusqueadjective

uk   /bruːsk/ us   /brʌsk/
quick and rude in manner or speech: His secretary was a little brusque with me.
brusquely
adverb uk   /ˈbruːsk.li/ us   /ˈbrʌsk.li/
"I don't have time to deal with it today," she said brusquely.
brusqueness
noun [U] uk   /ˈbruːsk.nəs/ us   /ˈbrʌsk.nəs/
(Definition of brusque from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brusqueadjective

us   /brʌsk/
quick and direct in manner or speech, and often not polite: As the president’s chief of staff, he offended many with his brusque manner.
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Translations of “brusque”
in Vietnamese lỗ mãng…
in Spanish brusco…
in Malaysian kasar…
in Thai พูดห้วน ๆ…
in French brusque…
in German brüsk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗魯的,唐突的…
in Russian резкий…
in Turkish sert, nezaketsiz, umursamaz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗鲁的,唐突的…
in Indonesian kasar…
in Polish szorstki…
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