Spanish translation of 'discredit'
- (= dishonour)
⇒ it was to the general's discredit that ...
fue un descrédito para el general que ...
⇒ to bring discredit (up)on sth/sb
desacreditar algo/a algn,
suponer un descrédito para algo/algn
- (= prove untrue)
⇒ that theory is now discredited
esa teoría ya ha sido rebatida or refutada
- (= cast doubt upon)
poner en duda
⇒ all his evidence is thus discredited
por lo tanto se pone en duda todo su testimonio
- (= sully reputation of)
- [organization, profession]
Example Sentences Including 'discredit'
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Since then it has persisted in residual form as an idea, discredited for some and regarded with nostalgia by others.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
But surely that is now discredited?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Government in these countries has not only been totally discredited; it has become totally impotent.THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)
If planning is so inefficient, and discredited in economic theory, why does it persist?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Now discredited owing to regulators' reluctance to consider extreme enough outcomes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
One reason may be that this form of cover is confused with widely discredited payment protection insurance.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Washington did not neglect the opportunity to discredit another potential rival.REBELS AND REDCOATS: The American Revolutionary War (2003)
It is now universally discredited.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Just look at the lack of quality artists for the now discredited Turner prize.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That's surely as discredited now as a bouncing cheque.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This jab became unpopular some years back after some bad publicity, now totally discredited.The Sun (2015)
Sadly, this system is totally discredited.The Sun (2015)
About 30 per cent of the work was to discredit rivals.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His conviction was based on evidence, now discredited, that the fire was arson.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It seems more like oligarchs looking to discredit their rivals perhaps.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Moscow officials are now scrambling to discredit the film.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Prezza is now an utterly discredited shell of a politician.The Sun (2006)
The American is now discredited, but the shadow of doping still hangs over his sport.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The idea that fracking could be a transition fuel is now widely discredited.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
He commented approvingly on a British government dossier on the matter that is now widely discredited.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If they do, it will be very much to the discredit of the Government.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: discredit VERB
To discredit someone or something means to cause them to lose people's respect or trust.
...a secret unit within the company that had been set up to discredit its major rival.
Translation of discredit from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary