desprezar

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese despreçar, des- +‎ preçar, from preciar (to price, to hold dear), from Latin pretium (price), from Proto-Indo-European *preti- (back). Compare English depreciate, also Spanish despreciar, Italian disprezzare.

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desprezar (first-person singular present indicative desprezo, past participle desprezado)

  1. to despise (to regard with contempt or scorn)
  2. to ignore

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Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 23:38