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folio

Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊliəʊ/

Translation of folio in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural folios)

  • 1.1 (sheet) pliego (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • ‘Restored and put under glass, the folios could be gingerly handled, and it was possible to photograph all the pages,’ he said.
    • The folios will debut at Artexpo New York along with a limited-edition giclee print of ‘Moon Rider.’
    • Today it has been pulled apart, the folios bound to a cardboard binder.
    1.2 (numbered leaf) folio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The specific piece of evidence is an entry given within the book, on the front of folio 327, dating from 1635.
    • The combination of second-person speech and frontal gaze of the princess on folio 3v indicates to him that the book was expressly produced for her young foreign eyes.
    • The earlier set of ordinances are on folios 17-19, the original custumal on ff.20-49, and the later set of ordinances on ff.74-77.
    1.3 (volume) libro (masculine) en folio, infolio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Up to now it is more than a hundred folios of manuscript.
    • The desktop itself was lost beneath teetering stacks of leather-bound volumes and slim folios that formed a parapet around the edges of the desk.
    • She dedicated her lavish folio volume, in large print, to her brother-in-law, Sir Charles Cavendish, in gratitude.

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