Translation of earn in Spanish:

earn

Pronunciation: /ɜːrn; ɜːn/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [money/wages] ganar you earn very good money working on an oil rig se gana mucho dinero trabajando en una plataforma petrolífera earning capacity o power potencial (m) de ingresos 1.2 [interest] dar*, devengar* [formal]
  • 2 [respect/gratitude] ganarse you've earned a rest te has ganado un descanso his conduct has earned him the disapproval of his colleagues su conducta le ha valido or con su conducta se ha ganado la desaprobación de sus colegas he earned a degree in mechanical engineering (AmE) se licenció en ingeniería mecánica

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