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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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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.