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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪtɪŋ/

Translation of fitting in Spanish:


  • [conclusion/testimony] adecuado; [tribute] digno it is fitting that he should be buried there lo que corresponde es que se lo entierre allí
    Example sentences
    • Am I to take it that you think it is an appropriate, a proper, and a fitting situation that you judge it?
    • Armed with disposable cameras, students endeavoured to capture their views of the town and title each shot with an appropriate and fitting caption.
    • These were fitting and appropriate words to draw the public's attention to the contribution the Navy made to the ‘Great War’.


  • 2 2.1 (accessory) accesorio (masculine) 2.2
    (fittings plural)
    (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [Constr] accesorios (masculine plural) electrical fittings instalaciones (feminine plural) eléctricas bathroom fittings grifería (feminine) y accesorios (masculine plural) de baño

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