In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pérdida de prestigio)loss of prestigeeste escándalo contribuyó al desprestigio de la compañía — this scandal contributed to the company's loss of prestige
- este incidente supuso su desprestigio como profesional — this incident damaged his professional reputation
- sería un desprestigio para el partido — it would discredit the party
2(falta de prestigio)el desprestigio de los políticos era tal que … — the politicians had such a bad name / reputation that …
- tras el escándalo cayó en desprestigio — he lost a lot of prestige / his reputation suffered greatly as a result of the scandal
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