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ingrown

Pronunciation: /ˈɪngrəʊn/

Translation of ingrown in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] encarnado ingrown toenail
    Example sentences
    • To avoid ingrown toenails, cut your nails straight across.
    • Your chances of developing an ingrown toenail are reduced if you cut your nails properly.
    • If you are having any problems, such as loss of feeling, sores, or ingrown toenails, tell your doctor right away.
    1.2 (inward-looking) [pejorative/peyorativo] the industry had become ingrown la industria se había anquilosado or se había quedado estancada
    Example sentences
    • Reading these poems I kept thinking of Ionesco in Paris, Nabokov in New England, even Beckett, split between English and French but doing anything to avoid the stale colloquialisms of an ingrown Irishness.
    • We should be, as John Paul II has emphasized so often, reclaiming the culture, and that includes Catholic culture, where it has become ingrown and oppressive.
    • Henighan considers the Toronto literary scene to be an ingrown milieu in which writers not published by USA branch plants are losers, and writers not living in Toronto are ignored.

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