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feint

Pronunciation: /feɪnt/

Translation of feint in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] finta (feminine) to make a feint hacer* una finta, fintar, fintear (Latin America/América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Both players attempt to control the space by confusing the opponent with feints and deceptive moves.
    • If the attack is commenced when the opponent's blade is not in line, the attack may be completed either direct, or by one disengagement or by a cut-over, or else be preceded by successful feints which oblige the opponent to parry.
    • The self-absorbed men take center stage via a series of furtive crouches, runs, hops, and boxing feints.
    1.2 [Military/Militar] amago (masculine) ([ de ataque, maniobra ]) to make a feint amagar*, hacer* un amago
    Example sentences
    • Account should be taken at the same time of enemy methods of feints and other stratagems.
    • In a more narrow sense, the use of strategy may be seen in demonstrations and feints that surprise the enemy by hitting him where he is unprepared.
    • Fix the enemy in place using skirmishes, artillery, feints, and demonstrations while probing his lines.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (on paper) narrow feint renglones (masculine plural) estrechos feint-ruled paper papel (masculine) rayado or pautado or con renglones

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