There are 2 translations of graft in Spanish:

graft1

Pronunciation: /græft; grɑːft/

vt

  • 1.1 [Horticulture/Horticultura] injertar
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    • Rose Wilt was long thought to be a suspected viral disease caused by grafting scions onto imported root stocks from the U.K., Canada and Australia.
    • A Yoshino cherry is propagated by grafting a cutting onto another cherry trunk or by rooting small cuttings.
    • To preserve the variation named varieties have to be grafted, a labour intensive business which explains the high price.
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    • Remember, many hybrid modern roses are grafted onto a root stock; hence, the resulting rose may not be exactly the same as that from which you took your cuttings.
    • Many of the modern roses in commerce today are grafted onto these stocks.
    • Once identified, the tops were cut from the trees and then sent to their seed farm in Vernon, BC where they were grafted onto root stock.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] injertar
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    • Surgeons grafted tissue from her leg to the outside of her brain for protection.
    • Jessica underwent a second operation to graft nerve tissue from the back of her legs into her arm.
    • The new skin is then grafted back on to the patient without the danger of rejection because it has been made from their own cells.

vi

  • (work hard) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], reventarse* trabajando [colloquial/familiar], currar [colloquial/familiar], camellar (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar], laburar como loco (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [slang/argot], chambearle duro (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • A non-competitive system cannot be grafted on to a competitive exam.
    • Unlike most French teams, they were mentally tough away from home and he has grafted that mentality on to the national side.
    • The fact of the matter is that mainstream news media is a stable industry, and it is very slow to effectively graft new ideas onto its main business.
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    • ‘Jon has grafted really hard and has certainly deserved his chance.’
    • ‘We have grafted really hard, done overtime and achieved record amounts of business,’ she said.
    • I was a bit disappointed with my Bs in computing because I thought I had grafted hard in that.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of graft in Spanish:

graft2

n

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (bribery, corruption) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], chanchullos (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • But in six years of exposures of illicit arms deals, graft and bribery, only once has the political establishment blushed enough to take action.
    • In the impeachment complaint, Estrada has been charged with bribery, graft and corruption, betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution.
    • Estrada was impeached by the House of Representatives on Nov.13 on charges that included bribery, graft and corruption.
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    • Certain players did not show enough desire and we have got to make sure that every player who puts on that red shirt will give us 90 minutes of sheer hard graft.
    • Clever footwork, intelligent running and sheer hard graft earned him plenty of applause.
    • Her course tutor said: ‘It was her determination, effort, hard graft and enthusiasm that has earned her this award.’
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (hard work) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] it's been hard graft ha sido mucho trabajo, ha habido que currar or (Colombia) camellar un montón [colloquial/familiar], hubo que chambearle duro (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], fue un laburo bárbaro (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [slang/argot]

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.