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electric chair

Translation of electric chair in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The legislature also passed a bill that would allow condemned death row inmates to choose between lethal injection and the electric chair for their executions.
    • He was then tried, convicted and executed in the electric chair.
    • It can deliver 100 million volts of electricity, enough juice to power 50,000 electric chairs on execution night.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.