Translation of abhor in Spanish:

abhor

detestar, v.

Pronunciation /æbˈhɔr/ /əbˈhɔr/ /əbˈhɔː/

transitive verb abhorring, abhorred, abhorred

formal
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    detestar
    aborrecer
    • Healthcare professionals abhor politicians' interference in the NHS.
    • It also means sitting down with someone, someone who is not abhorred or hated, to have a conversation.
    • However, it obviously cannot involve either, because the university is famously progressive, and hence abhors both sins.
    • He abhors footballers becoming TV presenters.
    • But politics, like nature, abhors a vacuum and it stands to reason that there must be a vacancy for a party of the right in Scotland, just as in every other European nation.
    • Just as nature abhors a vacuum, the city cannot abide a void.
    • The conservation officer is very pragmatic: she supports legalized and controlled hunting, but abhors poachers.
    • The president abhors dissent and is totally dismissive not only of dissenters, but also of the people's right to dissent.
    • Charles, God bless him, abhors violence and loves dialogue.
    • I'm one of those people who is always on time, and abhors lateness.
    • He abhors anything that adds to the cost of doing business, and politicians who show insufficient urgency about tackling the wider threats to business.
    • He abhors the fast food culture and, as a student, can't understand why many of his peers are content to be couch potatoes.
    • He is a driven man who abhors the notion that sport is not about the winning, but the taking part.
    • I make this prediction based on what we know about biology, which is that natures abhors uniformity.
    • She's prone to plain speaking and abhors hype, so she's admittedly uncomfortable with self-promotion.
    • They come under his jurisdiction, it is true, but he personally abhors those acts.
    • Strong words indeed for a fellow who abhors political smear and accuses others of engaging in it!
    • Our organisation abhors this kind of act and appeals to residents to be vigilant and watch out for any suspicious goings-on.
    • Inside every one of us lies a Puritan streak which abhors anything smacking of frivolity or done for the sheer joy of it.