Translation of contumacious in Spanish:


contumaz, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑnt(j)ʊˈmeɪʃəs/ /ˌkɒntjʊˈmeɪʃəs/

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    (witness/defendant) contumaz formal
    (witness/defendant) rebelde
    • I have found him to be in wilful and contumacious breach of the injunction on him, which I am quite certain he knew perfectly well he had to obey in every respect.
    • The current law in Ontario is that, in order to be ordered to pay costs personally, a solicitor, acting in bad faith, must be guilty of outrageous conduct that is contumacious and so egregious as to engage the contempt powers of the court.
    • Parliament was intending to impose a penalty on a contumacious employer who decides he is not going to give the employee the required statement.
    • These contumacious students were, as students frequently are, inebriated by ideas to the point of silliness.