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Significado de “contempt” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "contempt" - Diccionario Inglés

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contemptnoun [U]

uk   /kənˈtempt/ us   /kənˈtempt/
  • contempt noun [U] (NO RESPECT)

C2 a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something: At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers. You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve. She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)!
hold sb/sth in contempt
to feel contempt for someone or something

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  • contempt noun [U] (NOT OBEYING)

specialized also contempt of court law behaviour that is illegal because it does not obey or respect the rules of a law court: The tobacco companies may be guilty of contempt of court for refusing to produce the documents.
(Definition of contempt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "contempt" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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contemptnoun [U]

us   /kənˈtempt/
a strong feeling of lack of respect for someone or something: They were bullies, and they showed contempt for everyone and everything.
contemptuously
adverb us   /kənˈtemp·tʃu·əs·li/
He spoke contemptuously of his former boss.
(Definition of contempt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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