Translation of case-hardened in Spanish:

case-hardened

Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪsˌhɑːrdnd; ˈkeɪsˌhɑːdnd/

adj

  • 1.1 [judge/social worker/doctor] que se ha insensibilizado
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    • But those same flames also case-hardened developing nations.
    • But, regardless of how well the interviewers are trained, case-hardened criminals are unlikely to take these bogus coppers seriously, and might find it easy to ‘pull the wool over their eyes’.
    • Sometimes, even when you are a case-hardened professional, you see history differently.
    1.2 [Metallurgy/Metalurgia] cementado
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    • When the stone was properly seasoned, the exposed surfaces were case-hardened, creating a finish more resistant to weathering.

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