There are 2 translations of dud in Spanish:

dud1

Pronunciation: /dʌd/

n

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 2 (shell, bomb)bomba o granada que no estalla

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of dud in Spanish:

dud2

adj

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (useless, valueless) [note/coin] falso; [check] sin fondos; [watch/radio] malo, de porquería (Col, CS) [familiar/colloquial], chafa (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], berreta (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] a dud battery una pila gastada or que no funciona
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    • If someone discovers that they've been ripped off with excessive fees and charges 4 or 5 years down the track or they're in a dud product with a poor rate of return, it's very hard to unwind that product.
    • Scottish consumers waste £12,000 in their lifetimes by signing up for dud products pushed on to them by banks and other financial institutions, according to a report.
    • Since then Richard, from Bredbury, has installed - and ripped out again - four faulty kitchen sets after the furniture company continued to send him units from a manufacturer's dud batch.
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    • Samantha was eventually arrested by the police in Barstow, Nevada trying to cash a dud cheque she had been given in a third-rate casino in Vegas in 1978.
    • Trading Standards officers have warned shoppers buying jewellery over the internet this Christmas that they could be at risk from online fraudsters passing off fakes and dud goods as the real thing.
    • Most of the fraud was done by banking dud cheques and drawing on the funds before the cheques had cleared.
    1.2 [Mil] [shell/bomb] que no estalla

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.