English translation of 'repelir'
1. to repel
2. (curiosos) to drive away
3. (ideias, atitudes) to reject, repudiate
seu estômago repele certos alimentos his stomach cannot take certain foods
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'repelir' in Other Languages
British English: rebuff VERB
If you rebuff someone or rebuff a suggestion that they make, you refuse to do what they suggest.
His proposals have already been rebuffed by the governor.
British English: repel VERB
When an army repels an attack, they successfully fight and drive back soldiers from another army who have attacked them.
They have fifty thousand troops along the border ready to repel any attack.
Translation of repelir from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary