Significado de “offend” - en el Diccionario Inglés

offend en inglés británico

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offendverb

uk /əˈfend/ us /əˈfend/

offend verb (UPSET)

B2 [ T ] to make someone upset or angry:

[ + that ] I think she was offended that she hadn't been invited to the party.
He looked offended when you called him middle-aged.
If the sight of a few dirty dishes offends you, then I think you're in trouble!

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

offend en inglés americano

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offendverb [ T ]

us /əˈfend/

to cause to be upset or to hurt the feelings of someone, esp. by being rude or showing a lack of respect:

I think she was offended that she wasn’t invited to the party.

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

offend en inglés de negocios

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offendverb

uk /əˈfend/ us

[ I ] LAW to commit a crime:

She was released from jail, only to offend again three weeks later.

[ T ] to make someone upset and angry by something you say or do:

The store refused to stock the book in case it might offend customers.
He offended her by implying that she only got the job through personal contacts.

(Definición de offend del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)