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Definition of affront verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] affront somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they affront
he / she / it affronts
past simple affronted
-ing form affronting
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to insult or offend someone He hoped they would not feel affronted if they were not invited. an affronted expression His attitude really affronted her.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: affront

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