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spurn

verb [T] uk   /spɜːn/  us   /spɝːn/ formal
to refuse to accept something or someone because you feel that thing or person is not worth having: She spurned my offers of help. Ellis plays the part of the young lover spurned by his mistress.
Translations of “spurn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕蔑地拒絕, 摒棄…
in Russian отвергать, отклонять…
in Turkish reddetmek, geri çevirmek, tepmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻蔑地拒绝, 摒弃…
in Polish odtrącać, odrzucać…
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