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lifeblood

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪfblʌd/

Translation of lifeblood in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (mainstay) parte (feminine) vital, alma (feminine) 1.2 (life) [literary/literario] his lifeblood was draining away su vida se apagaba [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • He is the essence, the lifeblood, the very marrow of the team.
    • The power of a nation lies in its freedoms, its ideas, and its lifeblood including new immigrants which add fresh lifeblood.
    • What gives the series lifeblood is excellent writing, inspired acting and good characters.

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