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elephant
American English: /ˈɛləfənt/
British English: /ˈɛlɪf(ə)nt/

Translation of elephant in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 a baby elephant
    una cría de elefante
    un elefantito [colloquial]
    a bull elephant
    un elefante macho
    a cow elephant
    un elefante hembra
    una elefanta
    she's like an elephant, she never forgets
    tiene una memoria de elefante
    to hunt elephant
    cazar elefantes
    the elephant in the room
    asunto o problema obvio que nadie quiere reconocer
    to see pink elephants [colloquial] [dated]
    ver doble [colloquial]
    ver diablos azules (Andes) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The sale of new ivory was banned in 1989 to curb the slaughter of elephants in Africa.
    • They will visit Nairobi Nursery, where the smallest orphaned elephants and rhinos are kept.
    • On watching the footage, you start to believe that elephants may indeed be as intelligent as the great apes.
  • 2 (in US) (Politics)the elephant
    (símbolo del partido republicano de los EEUU)
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