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heavyweight

Pronunciation: /ˈheviweɪt/

Translation of heavyweight in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Sport/Deporte] peso (masculine and feminine) pesado a political/literary/industrial heavyweight un peso pesado de la política/literatura/industria
    Example sentences
    • The World's allow one entrant per division per country, while the World Games are one men's lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight per continent.
    • The German was world heavyweight boxing champion from 1930-32.
    • He also happens to be a two-time world heavyweight boxing champ.
    Example sentences
    • Where must it be ranked among the great clashes between light heavyweights and heavyweights?
    • The boxers set a brisk pace for heavyweights, both relying on speed of hand and continual movement.
    • It was because they weren't heavyweights, and to expect them to compete with the heavyweight champion, who held the premier title in boxing, was ludicrous.

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] (before noun/delante del nombre) [boxer/wrestler] de la categoría de los pesos pesados; [title] de los pesos pesados 1.2 (of fabric) [cotton/denim] grueso y resistente 1.3 (serious) [newspaper] serio

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