desafiar

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Asturian[edit]

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desafiar (first-person singular indicative present desafio, past participle desafiáu)

  1. to challenge (to invite someone to take part in a competition)

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Catalan[edit]

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desafiar (first-person singular present desafio, past participle desafiat)

  1. to challenge

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Portuguese[edit]

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desafiar (first-person singular present indicative desafio, past participle desafiado)

  1. to challenge

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From des- + afiar, which is from fiar. Compare English defy.

Verb[edit]

desafiar (first-person singular present desafío, first-person singular preterite desafié, past participle desafiado)

  1. (transitive) to challenge (in a competition)
  2. (transitive) to defy, to challenge (e.g. parents, a leader, the status quo)
  3. (transitive) to brave
  4. (transitive) to call out (i.e. to criticize or expose)

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  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic forms do not have a written accent in certain conjugations.

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