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discourage / desanimar
discourage   [dɪsˈkʌrɪdȝ]   -transitive verb
1. (=dishearten)   desanimar,   desalentar
·to get or become discouraged
·desanimarse,   desalentarse
2. (=deter)
[+offer, advances]   rechazar
[+tendency, relationship]   oponerse a
·smoking is discouraged
·se recomienda no fumar
3. (=dissuade)
·to discourage somebody from doing something
·disuadir a somebody, someone de hacer algo
·I don't want to discourage you, but ...
·no pretendo disuadirte or desanimarte, pero ...
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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