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Detractor

Léxico general III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/15/2011
Word: Detractor
(de-trac-TOR), adjetivo.
English: Detractor, critic
Etymology: Del latín detractor,-oris
Meaning: 1. Adversario que se opone a una opinión descalificándola.
2. Maldiciente, que desacredita o difama.
Topic:Léxico general III
Example:

La monarquía no puede basarse en la represión de sus detractores porque ello supone condenarla a repetir lo sucedido en 1931.

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