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enfrentarse
1 to face: se enfrentó a un gran peligro, she faced a grave danger
2 Dep (un equipo) to play
(una persona) to meet [a, -]: Karpov se enfrentará a Kasparov, Karpov will meet Kasparov
la fuente
1 fountain
2 (plato de servir) (serving) dish
3 (origen de algo) source: fuentes literarias, literary sources
fuentes de alimentación eléctrica, sources of electricity
destacado,-a
outstanding
el mariscal
marshal
mariscal de campo, field marshal
quarterback (fútbol americano)
medir
verbo transitivo
1 (dimensiones) to measure
2 (ponderar) to weigh up: deberías medir los riesgos, you should weigh up the risks

verbo intransitivo to measure, be: mide dos metros de alto, he is two metres tall
mide cinco metros de ancho, it is five metres wide
vencer
1 Mil to defeat
Dep to beat
1 (resistir, dominar) to restrain
vencer la tentación, to overcome the temptation
2 (superar) vencer un obstáculo/una dificultad, to surmount an obstacle/a difficulty
3 (ser dominado por) les venció la desesperación, they were overcome by despair
nos venció el sueño, we were overcome by sleep
frenar
1 (un vehículo, máquina) to brake
2 (contener) (crisis, inflación, etc) to slow down
(una tendencia, un impulso) to restrain
el triunfo
(victoria, logro) triumph, victory
la herejía
Rel heresy
la paliza
f
1 (tunda, somanta) beating: aquellos bárbaros le dieron una paliza, those thugs beat him up
2 (derrota) beating: ¡menuda paliza le dio ayer el Elche al Betis!, Betis got a real thrashing by Elche the other day
3 (esfuerzo físico o mental) slog: nos dimos una paliza limpiando la librería, that was a real chore having to clean the book case
me he dado una paliza que no me tengo, I've really pushed myself to the limits
4 (tostón, rollo) drag, pain: no me des la paliza, stop being such a pain in the neck!

mf fam bore, pain (in the neck), pest: ¡qué paliza(s) era el camarero!, that waiter was a real pain
derrotar
to defeat, beat
disputar
verbo intransitivo
1 (debatir) disputaban sobre ello acaloradamente, they were arguing heatedly about it
2 (competir por) to contest: han disputado la carrera dos de los mejores atletas, two of the best athletes competed in the race

verbo transitivo
1 (competir) to compete: le disputa la presidencia a Gómez, he is competing against Gómez for the presidency
2 Dep (un encuentro) to play
el despliegue
1 Mil deployment
2 (alarde, demostración) display, show
la parroquia
parish
(iglesia) parish church
el seno
1 (mama femenina) breast
2 (vientre, entrañas) aquella criatura, nacida de su seno, that child, to whom she gave birth
3 Mat Geom sine: el seno de un ángulo de 30 grados es 0,5, the sine of a thirty degree angle is 0.5
4 fig (interior) bosom, heart: nació en el seno de una familia humilde, he was born into a humble family
la cuestión suscitó suspicacias en el seno de la organización, the question raised suspicions within the organization
alejar
to move further away
desposar
(casar) to marry
el paradero
1 (lugar) whereabouts pl: está en paradero desconocido, his whereabouts are unknown
2 LAm Ferroc (apeadero) halt
la grabación
recording
el guante
m glove ♦ LOC: como un guante, like a lamb
familiar echar el guante a alguien, to catch sb
sentar como un guante, to fit like a glove
el recinto
precincts
recinto ferial, fairground
la aduana
1 customs pl
2 (impuesto) duty
agilizar
(acelerar un trámite) to speed up
aprobar
1 (autorizar) to approve
2 (suscribir) to approve of
3 Educ to pass
4 Pol (una ley) to pass
avalar
to guarantee, endorse
añadir
to add [a, to
destacar
to emphasize, stress
destacar(se)
to stand out