- 1 [niño] 1.1 (cuidar, educar) to bring up, raise la criaron los abuelos maternos she was brought up o/or raised by her maternal grandparents fui criada en el amor a los libros I was brought up to love books ya tiene a sus hijos criados her children are grown up now malcriado1 1.2 (amamantar) to breast-feed criado con biberón bottle-fed lo crió su madre his mother breast-fed him
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- to grow up nos criamos juntos we were brought up together, we grew up together me crié con mi abuela I was brought up o/or raised by my grandmother me crié en el campo I grew up in the country a la que te criaste (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] any old how, any which way (inglés norteamericano/American English)
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.