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2 Translation results for defeat in Spanish

noun | verb

defeat noun

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derrota, rechazo (de legislación), fracaso (de planes, etc.)

Example sentences of
defeat noun

  • We weren't prepared for defeat.
  • One small error could make the difference between success and defeat.
  • After several tries we were forced to accept defeat.
  • They celebrated their defeat of the enemy.

defeat verb

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defeated, has defeated, is defeating, defeats
frustrar; vencer, derrotar

Example sentences of
defeat verb

  • We must be ready to defeat our enemies in battle.
  • Our candidate defeated him in the last election.
  • She finally found a solution to a problem that had defeated many other researchers.
  • The bill was defeated in the state senate.
  • Scientists from around the world are working to defeat the disease.

Detailed synonyms for defeat verb

See: Conquer

Reverse translation for defeat

derrota  - defeat, rout, course (at sea) 
rechazo  (de legislación) - rejection, refusal 
fracaso  (de planes, etc.) - failure, (figurative) train wreck 
frustrar  - to frustrate, to thwart 
vencer  - to vanquish, to defeat, to win, to triumph, to expire, to overcome, to surmount, to fall due, to mature 
derrotar  - to defeat 
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