Translation of concoct in Spanish:

concoct

Pronunciation: /kənˈkɑːkt; kənˈkɒkt/

vt

  • 1.1 (put together) [meal/drink] preparar he concocted a delicious dish in no time at all improvisó un plato delicioso en un momento
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    • Now the couple are employing a chef to concoct pre-packaged meals and light lunches using home-grown ingredients.
    • Both of them were wrong, and to prove it the APO had concocted a meal with a Brahms symphony as the first course and some gourmet Wagner items in the second.
    • Not that this is a hastily concocted dish; the Agen prunes topping it have been soaked in brandy for well over a year.
    1.2 (fabricate) [excuse/alibi/story] inventarse; [plan] tramar
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    • They fool the simple folk by concocting exciting stories about their receiving messages from the Jinn.
    • Allowing detainees to talk may give them a chance to create and coordinate alibis and to corroborate or concoct stories to frustrate questioning attempts.
    • Mr Wheeler spent two months behind bars before detectives discovered she had concocted the story.

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