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espadrille
American English: /ˈɛspəˌdrɪl/
British English: /ˈɛspədrɪl/
, /ˌɛspəˈdrɪl/

Translation of espadrille in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Time to bring back summertime's other footwear staple: espadrilles.
    • Team your slouchy, layered outfits with wedge heeled espadrilles, because the sandals which originate from Spain and were big in the 70s are back once again.
    • I slipped on some white hemp soled espadrilles and went down to the open-air restaurant to get some food, because I was hungry.

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