Translation of bounty in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊnti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 2 countable/numerable (reward) recompensa (feminine)
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    • He never took his seat though, rather spending his time in exile with a bounty on his head and a growing conviction that he had a religious mission to save his people, causing many to question his sanity.
    • Luckily, she doesn't have that much screen time as the group tracks a bio-terrorist with a huge bounty on his head.
    • Also, if you will remember I am a bounty hunter and you have quite the bounty on your head.
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    • In November the French began to offer a bounty to encourage shipments, and by the summer of 1789 Philadelphia and New York wheat prices were reaching the high end of their postwar range.
    • The second strand was the payment of export bounties to domestic farmers when the price of grain fell below a certain point.
    • What is clear is that England ceased from about the 1670s to be a net importer of grain and became an exporter; indeed, bounties had to be introduced to ensure that surplus stocks were not hoarded.
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    • Congress approved enlistment bounties totaling $40 for regular recruits plus three months pay in advance and 160 acres of land.
    • For example, why, in that most patriotic of years, was the new U.S. government compelled to lure recruits with promises of bounties, clothing, and land?
    • The 1917 draft law prohibited enlistment bounties and personal substitution, but did authorize deferments on the grounds of dependency or essential work in industry or agriculture.

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