There are 3 translations of base in Spanish:

base1

Pronunciation: /beɪs/

n

  • 5 (medium) paint with a water base pintura (f) al agua
  • 9 (in baseball) base (f) to be off base (AmE) (wrong) estar* equivocado (lit: in baseball) estar* fuera de (la) base to catch sb off base (AmE) (by surprise) pillar or (AmL) agarrar a algn desprevenido (lit: in baseball) pillar or (AmL) agarrar a algn fuera de (la) base to touch base I called them, just to touch base los llamé, para mantener el contacto her speech touched every base (AmE) en su discurso tocó todos los puntos de interés to reach/get to first base in sth (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] agarrarle la onda a algo (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], cogerle* el tranquillo a algo (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to reach/get to first base with sb (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] agarrar confianza con algn (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], coger* confianza con algn (Esp)

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of base in Spanish:

base2

vt

  • 1 (found) to base sth on oupon sth [opinion/conclusion] basar or fundamentar algo en algo the movie is based on a real event la película se basa or está basada en una historia real
  • 2 (locate) basar he's based in Madrid tiene su base en Madrid where are you based now? ¿dónde estás ( or vives etc) ahora?

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Word of the day cátedra
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of base in Spanish:

base3

adj (baser, basest)

  • 1.1 (unworthy) [conduct/motive/accusation] abyecto, innoble, vil 1.2 (inferior) base metal metal (m) de baja ley

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.