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basket
American English: /ˈbæskət/
British English: /ˈbɑːskɪt/

Translation of basket in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (for shopping)
    canasta (feminine) (esp Latin America)
    cesta (feminine) (esp Spain)
    (on hot-air balloon) barquilla (feminine)
    linen or laundry basket
    canasto (masculine) de la ropa sucia
    cesto (masculine) de la ropa sucia
    (before noun) basket chair basket maker basket making
    Example sentences
    • Place dishes in a wire basket or other container and dip them in a sanitizing solution.
    • Something else struck me in the picture, and that was that the women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
    • Many of these were used for other purposes, such as laundry baskets or to carry alcohol.
    Example sentences
    • When partially inflated, the air is heated by a burner and the envelope rises above the basket.
    • The heated air that lifts the balloon comes from a hydrocarbon gas burner attached above the basket.
    • Explore beautiful Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon.
    1.2 (quantity)
    canasta (feminine) (esp Latin America)
    cesta (feminine) (esp Spain)
    Example sentences
    • However, the central bank persisted in pegging the baht to a basket of currencies in which the dollar had 80 per cent influence.
    • Now it is possible that in the first six months of next year, they move to an exchange rate that is tied to a basket of currencies.
    • Consequently, he is advising investors to buy a basket of commodities such as copper, sugar, cotton, corn and crude oil.
    1.3 (Finance)basket of currencies
    canasta (feminine) de divisas (esp Latin America)
    cesta (feminine) de monedas (esp Spain)
  • 4 (bastard) (British) [colloquial] [euphemistic]
    hijo (-ja) (masculine, feminine) de su madre [colloquial] [euphemistic]
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