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'
The task was to undermine her faith in this priest, to discredit him in her eyes.Grace
His son-in-law had told him of the plot to discredit Dayton by planting communist material and espionage apparatus in his house.A Matter of Conscience
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Translation of discredit from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary