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lifetime
American English: /ˈlaɪfˌtaɪm/
British English: /ˈlʌɪftʌɪm/

Translation of lifetime in Spanish:

noun

  • once in a lifetime
    una vez en la vida
    the opportunity of a lifetime
    la oportunidad de su ( or mi etc) vida
    it won't happen in my lifetime
    no lo verán mis ojos
    no sucederá mientras yo viva
    a lifetime's experience
    toda una vida de experiencia
    it will give you a lifetime's service
    le durará toda la vida
    the work of a lifetime o a lifetime's work
    el trabajo de toda una vida
    we waited for what seemed a lifetime
    estuvimos esperando una eternidad
    the lifetime of a machine
    la vida útil de una máquina
    in the lifetime of this parliament
    durante la presente legislatura
    (before noun) (appointment)
    a once-in-a-lifetime chance
    una oportunidad única (en la vida) or irrepetible
    lifetime guarantee
    garantía (feminine) para toda la vida
    he received a lifetime achievement award
    recibió un premio en reconocimiento a su trayectoria
    Example sentences
    • But, in imposing the lifetime ban, the chairman of the bench said the measure was necessary to protect other animals.
    • Our wars have taken from us the men and women we honor today and every hour of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
    • Detention without any charges and without any court review can last an entire lifetime.

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