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Significado de “repulse” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "repulse" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /rɪˈpʌls/ formal

repulse verb (PUSH AWAY)

[T] to ​push away or ​refuse something or someone ​unwanted, ​especially to ​successfullystop a ​physicalattack against you: The ​enemyattack was ​quickly repulsed.

repulse verb (DISLIKE)

[T often passive] If something repulses you, it ​causes you to have a ​strongfeeling of ​dislike, ​disapproval, or disgust: The ​tourists were repulsed by the ​filthyconditions.

repulsenoun [S or U]

uk   us   /rɪˈpʌls/ formal or old-fashioned
the ​act of ​pushing someone or something ​unwanted away or of ​refusing him, her, or it
(Definition of repulse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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repulseverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈpʌls/
to ​push someone or something back or away, esp. to ​successfullystop an ​attack: The ​enemyattack was ​quickly repulsed. If something repulses you, it ​causes you to have a ​strongfeeling of ​dislike and ​want to ​avoid it.
noun [U]  us   /rɪˈpʌl·ʃən/
When she was ​pregnant, ​certainfoodsproduced a ​feeling of repulsion in her.
(Definition of repulse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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