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big-ticket
American English: /ˈbɪɡ ˈtɪkɪt/

Translation of big-ticket in Spanish:

adjective

  • (American English) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Most of the major issues are on big-ticket items such as K - 12 education reform, job training and health funding.
    • Taking precautionary measures can help you keep your car running smoothly and save on big-ticket expenses down the line.
    • Some analysts wonder whether the feds might eventually ration big-ticket expenses.

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