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gilt
American English: /ɡɪlt/
British English: /ɡɪlt/

Translation of gilt in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (finish) to take the gilt off the gingerbread (British)
    quitarle la gracia a algo
    (before noun) (finish/frame)
    dorado
    Example sentences
    • Follow the application instructions for your choice of finish, paint or gilt.
    • Let us peel away some of the layers of gilt and glimpse at some of the failures.
    • Crafted in silver and gilt, the 60-cm high trophy features a golden globe held aloft by three silver columns.
  • 2
    also: gilts plural
    (Finance) (British)
    papel (masculine) del estado
    Example sentences
    • It is almost certainly better than leaving your money in the bank or buying fixed interest investments such as government gilts.
    • People are selling stock to buy gilts (UK government bonds).
    • That meant investing more in safer government gilts.
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