palabra = word feminine noun

palabra

feminine noun

English Translation of PALABRA

1
vocablo : wordun título de dos palabras a two-word title lo tradujo palabra por palabra he translated it word for word me lo resumió en dos palabras he summarized it for me in a couple of words
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promesa : word, promise un hombre de palabra a man of his word es hombre de palabra he is a man of his word cumplió su palabra he kept his word
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habla : speechla palabra speech perdió el uso de la palabra he lost the power of speech tiene el don de la palabra he has a way with words
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: right to speak tener la palabra to have the floor tiene la palabra el señor presidente the president has the floor yo no tengo la palabra it's not for me to say

Examples of PALABRA

    ¿me permiten decir unas palabras? could I say a few words? eso no son más que palabras those are just (empty) words no tengo palabras or me faltan palabras para expresar lo que siento I haven't got the or there aren't words to express how I feel tuvo palabras de elogio para el ministro he had words of praise for the minister sin decir (una) palabra without a word no entiendo palabra I can't understand a word es palabra de Dios it is the word of God ¡ni una palabra más! not another word! palabra que yo no tengo nada que ver I've got nothing to do with it, (I) promise! —¿de verdad que no sabías nada? —¡palabra! or ¡palabrita del Niño Jesús! you really didn't know anything? — "cross my heart and hope to die!"

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