Translation of clinch in Spanish:

clinch

Pronunciation: /klɪntʃ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [deal] cerrar*; [election] ganar; [series/title] ganar, hacerse* con this clinched the argument esto resolvió la discusión de forma contundente
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    • After some haggling I clinched the bargain and drove away.
    • After much examination and a few rounds of long meadow, the bargain was clinched for £120 pounds.
    • Analysts say the Lockheed design may have clinched the contract for the company.
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    • The winning golden goal to clinch the match 2-1 in extra time was scored by Ahn Jung-hwan, who plays for Italian team Perugia.
    • Then nippy forward Julianne O'Connell struck with a great goal which clinched victory for her team and a place in the final.
    • Mobbed by joyous teammates, this goal clinched victory for Ilkley from the jaws of defeat.
    1.2 [Constr] [nail] remachar
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    • After the shoe is nailed on, bring the foot out in front of the horse and put it on a stand or on your knee so you can clinch the nail.
    • To clinch the nail, it is necessary to hold a heavy metal block against the rib and drive the nail home against this.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (in boxing) abrazarse*, enredarse en un clinch 1.2 (assure victory) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ganar
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    • He would stay close enough to always clinch as soon as Rahman set to punch.
    • By clinching with Frazier, Ali prevented further damage.
    • Heavyweights throw like one-two-three punches and grab and clinch and grab and clinch.

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