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abrigo = coat masculine noun

abrigo

masculine noun

English Translation of ABRIGO

1
: coat, overcoatun abrigo de pieles o un abrigo de visón a fur coat ¿tienes suficiente abrigo? are you warm enough? esta manta te servirá de abrigo this blanket will keep you warm
2
: shelter, refugelas rocas nos sirvieron de abrigo the rocks sheltered us la ciudad está situada al abrigo de unas colinas the town is sheltered by hills charlamos al abrigo de la lumbre we chatted by the fireside

Examples of ABRIGO

    esta capa es un buen abrigo para el invierno this cloak is lovely and warm for the winter ropa de abrigo warm clothes escaparon al abrigo de la noche they escaped under cover of darkness crearon empresas al abrigo de la nueva ley they set up companies under the protection of the new law se crearon pequeños bancos al abrigo del proceso de industrialización the process of industrialization led to the creation of small banks nos pusimos al abrigo del viento we took shelter or we sheltered from the wind por su posición estaba al abrigo de semejantes infortunios the nature of his position protected him from such misfortunes al abrigo de las miradas indiscretas away from prying eyes una sociedad al abrigo de amenazas externas a society immune to outside threats

Related to ABRIGO

Antonyms: desamparo
Sometimes Confused With: abrigo (abrigar), abrigó (abrigar)

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