Translation of bin in Spanish:

bin

Pronunciation: /bɪn/

noun/nombre

  • 2 (for grain) granero (masculine); (for coal) carbonera (feminine); (for goods in shop) cajón (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • There have also been problems with the brown bin or composting bin service, with a handful of households contaminating it with dead animals and non-recyclable waste.
    • We have a worm farm and compost bin, have planted fruit trees and vegetables and plan to plant up an area of natives next week.
    • The scheme is designed to encourage residents to take part in council schemes, which include a compost bin offer and nappy laundering services.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-nn-)

(British English/inglés británico)
  • 1 (discard) tirar a la basura, botar a la basura (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata)
  • 2 (reject) rechazar* the whole project was binned el proyecto íntegro fue reachazado

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.