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canned

Pronunciation: /kænd/

Translation of canned in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [peaches/meat] enlatado, en or de lata, en conserva
    Example sentences
    • Walk through your local supermarket, and you'll find it in breakfast cereals, canned drinks, processed foods of every sort.
    • The growing use of instant pudding, instant drinks, snack foods, and canned soups reflects growing time constraints.
    • All contributions are gratefully accepted - used clothes, toys, canned food, medical supplies, school equipment.
    1.2 (pre-recorded) [colloquial/familiar] [music] enlatado [colloquial/familiar]; [laughter] grabado 1.3 (drunk) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot], mamado [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Upon her arrival home she was greeted by the sound of canned laughter floating out of the den.
    • To be honest, I preferred the live music, even though it made conversation near-impossible, to the canned music which I found too loud and too intrusive.
    • However, it is important that people should be aware that the proposed bill only applies to live entertainment and not to canned music, which could easily be used more often.
    Example sentences
    • He came out half canned one night and was addressing the ship's company.
    • I got absolutely canned at this bar and ended up spending $600 on two bottles of Don P. Apart from that it was a good time.

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