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spurnverb [T]

us   /spɜrn/
to refuse to accept something: She spurned his attentions and refused to see him.
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spurnverb [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.
(Definition of spurn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spurn”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻蔑地拒绝, 摒弃…
in Turkish reddetmek, geri çevirmek, tepmek…
in Russian отвергать, отклонять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕蔑地拒絕, 摒棄…
in Polish odtrącać, odrzucać…
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