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abrazo

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Pronunciation: /əˈbrɑːzəʊ
 
, əˈbrasəʊ/

Definition of abrazo in English:

noun (plural abrazos)

US
An embrace: they stood in a wordless abrazo
More example sentences
  • Common among men is the abrazo, particularly if they have not seen each other for some time.
  • With close friends, you can give them one of those Russian-style bear hugs or a Latin abrazo and slip the cigar butt in their coat pocket.
  • And there was a lot of back slapping and ‘abrazos’ - hugs.

Origin

Spanish.

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