Translation of beak in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /biːk/


  • 2 (magistrate) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico], juez (masculine and feminine), juez, (masculine, feminine)
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    • The vicious girlfriends are smart enough to realize how terribly they've behaved, but their solution is simply to stick their beaks into Kate's affairs again.
    • Do the inhabitants of North Korean gulags take comfort that the hegemonic monster of US imperialism is unable to stick its beak into the criminal justice system they were sentenced under.
    • The whole group of servants tried to stifle their giggles but Aimée's mother turned and shot an evil glare at them over her beak of a nose.
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    • In order to help out I moved from the fines court to the Magistrates Court next door and went up before the beak, or beakess on this occasion.
    • But the union beaks decreed that because the league regulations were drawn up under English legal guidelines, they had the right to ‘prosecute’ the player under their own procedure.
    • That seems a good point to me, particularly in views of recent court cases where greengrocers were up before the beaks just because they sold fruit and veg in pounds when legislation now rules that goods must be sold in metric units.

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