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carrot

Pronunciation: /ˈkærət/

Translation of carrot in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u [Botany/Botánica] [Cookery/Cocina] zanahoria (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Besides carrots, other root vegetables include turnips, parsnips, radishes, beets and rutabagas.
    • The accompanying vegetables, peas, carrots and broccoli disappointed a little because they seemed to be overcooked.
    • It came with seasonal vegetables including cauliflower, carrots, new potatoes and sliced courgettes.
    Example sentences
    • Once grown, the plants are difficult to transplant because of their long taproots - parsley is in the carrot family.
    • The hand weeding can be combined with thinning in the case of the vegetables that require it, such as lettuce, carrots and Florence fennel.
    • In addition, biennial weeds such as musk thistle, wild carrot, and burdock should be eliminated before establishing forage.
    1.2 countable/numerable (incentive) incentivo (masculine) a carrot-and-stick policy una política de incentivos y amenazas
    Example sentences
    • We then asked ourselves which approach was actually preferable to persuade them: the carrot or the stick?
    • For juveniles in this category, the Youth Drug Court Program offers both a carrot and a stick.
    • I do support a carrot and a stick approach, in terms of encouraging firstly, more healthy lifestyles and more healthy living.

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