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  1. affront

    • IPA[əˈfrʌnt]

    英式

    • n.
      an action or remark that causes outrage or offence
    • v.
      offend the modesty or values of
    • verb: affront, 3rd person present: affronts, gerund or present participle: affronting, past tense: affronted, past participle: affronted

    • noun: affront, plural noun: affronts

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an action or remark that causes outrage or offence he took his son's desertion as a personal affront the sackings were an affront to justice

    動詞

    • 1. offend the modesty or values of she was affronted by his familiarity
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    • IPA[əˈfrənt]

    美式

    • n.
      an action or remark that causes outrage or offense: he took his son's desertion as a personal affront privilege publicly worn is an affront to democracy
    • v.
      offend the modesty or values of: she was affronted by his familiarity

    Oxford American Dictionary