Significado de “exaggerate” - Diccionario inglés

exaggerate en inglés británico

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

exaggerated reports of the problem
exaggeratedly
adverb uk /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪd.li/ us /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd.li/

(Definición de exaggerate de 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.
exaggeration
noun [ C/U ] us /ɪɡˌzædʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

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

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