ofensa


ofensa
f.
1 offense.
una ofensa a la dignidad humana an offense o insult to human dignity
una ofensa a la buena educación an affront to good manners
2 slight, insult (injuria).
no lo tomes como una ofensa personal don't take it as a personal insult o offense
3 misdemeanor, illegality, transgression, trespass.
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ofensa
nombre femenino
1 offence
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noun f.
offence
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SF
1) (=insulto) offence, offense (EEUU)
2) (=desprecio) slight
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femenino (agravio) insult
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= offence [offense, -USA], insult, offense [offence, -UK], harmdoing, slap in the face, diss, slur.
Ex. The study suggests a simple publicity campaign with particular emphasis on the penalty with goes with the offence.
Ex. Some student users resorted to using an online conferencing system as the medium for insults and invective aimed at each other.
Ex. The author categorizes an impeachable offense as one that threatens the safety of the country, either as treason or bribery.
Ex. The act of 'harmdoing' is defined, & the impact of legal structures on the behavior of the harmdoer & victim is examined.
Ex. To reward him with a major committee chairmanship would be a slap in the face of millions of Americans who want to see real change in our country.
Ex. I think the disses come from frustration with the way his work was handled rather than from desperation.
Ex. I can also remember a time when slurs were uttered about Jewish people and if you didn't laugh you were considered a wet blanket.
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* causa de la ofensa = offending.
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femenino (agravio) insult
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= offence [offense, -USA], insult, offense [offence, -UK], harmdoing, slap in the face, diss, slur.

Ex: The study suggests a simple publicity campaign with particular emphasis on the penalty with goes with the offence.

Ex: Some student users resorted to using an online conferencing system as the medium for insults and invective aimed at each other.
Ex: The author categorizes an impeachable offense as one that threatens the safety of the country, either as treason or bribery.
Ex: The act of 'harmdoing' is defined, & the impact of legal structures on the behavior of the harmdoer & victim is examined.
Ex: To reward him with a major committee chairmanship would be a slap in the face of millions of Americans who want to see real change in our country.
Ex: I think the disses come from frustration with the way his work was handled rather than from desperation.
Ex: I can also remember a time when slurs were uttered about Jewish people and if you didn't laugh you were considered a wet blanket.
* causa de la ofensa = offending.

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ofensa
feminine
(agravio) insult
lo ha tomado como una ofensa personal she has taken it as a personal insult o slight
no le hagas la ofensa de darle propina don't insult him by giving him a tip
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ofensa sustantivo femenino (agravio) insult
ofensa sustantivo femenino offence, US offense
(insulto) insult, affront: el programa fue una ofensa a la democracia, the programme was an affront to democracy
'ofensa' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bofetada
- constitutiva
- constitutivo
- reparar
- vilipendio
- reparación
English:
affront
- insult
- offence
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ofensa nf
1. [acción] offence, insult;
una ofensa a la dignidad humana an offence o insult to human dignity;
una ofensa a la buena educación an affront to good manners
2. [injuria] slight, insult;
no lo tomes como una ofensa personal don't take it as a personal insult o offence
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ofensa
f insult
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ofensa nf
: offense, insult
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ofensa n offence

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • ofensa — OFENSÁ, ofensez, vb. I. tranz. A aduce cuiva o ofensă; a insulta, a jigni, a vexa. ♦ refl. (fam.) A se supăra, a reacţiona ca un om jignit, căruia i s a adus o ofensă; a se ofusca. – Din fr. offenser. Trimis de cata, 02.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • ofensă — OFÉNSĂ, ofense, s.f. Cuvânt, comportare, faptă jignitoare; insultă, jignire; injurie. – Din fr. offense. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  OFÉNSĂ s. v. jignire. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  ofénsă s. f., g. d. art.… …   Dicționar Român

  • ofensa — sustantivo femenino 1. Acción y resultado de ofender: una ofensa a Dios, una ofensa a la autoridad. El héroe de la novela no descansará hasta que lave esa ofensa. 2. Impresión desagradable a los sentidos o a la sensibilidad: Esos chistes ofenden… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Ofensa — Ofensa, ofender, ofensor u ofendido puede referirse a: Humillación Insulto Injuria Daño, herida, maltrato Delito, falta, infracción Delincuente Pecado Blasfemia The Offence, película de Sidney Lumet (1972) Offense, un concepto argumentativo en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ofensa — s. f. 1. Ato ou efeito de ofender. 2. Afronta. 3. Desacato. 4. Ressentimento da pessoa ofendida …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ofensa — (Del lat. offensa). f. Acción y efecto de ofender …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ofensa — {{#}}{{LM O27877}}{{〓}} {{SynO28567}} {{[}}ofensa{{]}} ‹o·fen·sa› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Hecho o dicho que molestan o demuestran desprecio y falta de respeto: • Esa acusación es una ofensa que no olvidaré.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Impresión… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • ofensa — (Del lat. offensa, choque.) ► sustantivo femenino Acción o palabras con que se ofende a una persona: ■ esa crítica injustificada es una ofensa para mí. SINÓNIMO agravio insulto * * * ofensa (del lat. «offensa») 1 («Hacer, Inferir») f. Acción de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ofensa — (f) (Intermedio) insulto hecho con palabras o acciones Ejemplos: Sería una ofensa para los anfitriones si no probásemos la comida. Tus palabras fueron una ofensa que no puede ser perdonada. Sinónimos: ataque, delito, lesión, burla, humillación,… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • ofensa — o|fen|sa Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • ofensa — s f Acto o palabra con que se ofende, hiere o humilla la dignidad, el honor o los sentimientos de alguien: recibir ofensas, ofensas personales …   Español en México


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