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exaggerate en inglés

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exaggerateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/ us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/

C1 to make something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is:

The threat of attack has been greatly exaggerated.
Don't exaggerate - it wasn't that expensive.
I'm not exaggerating - it was the worst meal I've ever eaten in my life.

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adjective uk /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪd/ us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/

exaggerated reports of the problem
adverb uk /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪ us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪ

(Definición de exaggerate del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

exaggerate en inglés americano

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exaggerateverb [ I/T ]

us /ɪɡˈzædʒ·əˌreɪt/

to make something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is:

[ T ] The media exaggerate the risks and benefits of research findings.
[ I ] I don’t want to exaggerate, but it was a dangerous situation.
noun [ C/U ] us /ɪɡˌzædʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

[ U ] It is no exaggeration to say that she saved my life.

(Definición de exaggerate del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Here too, we must not exaggerate.
Much of our debate about fears about enlargement is based on exaggeration, but in order to confront the populists who exaggerate, we must connect with popular politics through reflection.
We could exaggerate and say that, as reality is not obeying the rules, the rules are being adapted to fit it.
None of us should exaggerate – especially for those who are directly concerned with these changes – what is at our disposal to do in order to counter this.
I have to say that even if you admire our political capability to get proposals through, please do not exaggerate it.
However, we should not exaggerate.
Therefore, in dealing with the amendments to this report, let us try not to exaggerate and not to go over the top with our demands.
I do not, however, think we should exaggerate these risks, as a committee of experts would, naturally, know all the requirements for commerce and industry.
Nevertheless, we should not exaggerate this either.
Let us then look at the matter coolly and let us not exaggerate either the significance or the role of this committee.