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hamburger

Pronunciation: /ˈhæmbɜːrgər; ˈhæmbɜːgə(r)/

Translation of hamburger in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (patty of meat) hamburguesa (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) hamburger chain cadena (feminine) de hamburgueserías hamburger joint [colloquial/familiar] hamburguesería (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs and pork chops are usually grilled.
    • What this basically means is that they serve hamburgers, tuna sandwiches, chicken wings and hot dogs in addition to the jerks, rotis and curries.
    • They butchered a steer and served hamburgers and steaks to the family.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (ground beef) (American English/inglés norteamericano) carne (feminine) molida or (Spain/España) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) picada
    Example sentences
    • I could turn a big lump of cheap meat into short ribs, prime ribs, rib eyes, deckle steaks, and high-quality hamburger.
    • This time we just had the whole animal made into hamburger.
    • I know to use ground chuck instead of hamburger or even ground loin.

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