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lineage

Translation of lineage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 /ˈlɪniɪdʒ/ (descent) linaje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He can also claim lineage to Thyagaraja's direct disciples through various ancestors.
    • there are too few of direct lineage to replace them.
    • Brian Feeney, a historian who has written the definitive book on Sinn Fein, believes Adams and his party has the best claim to direct lineage.
  • 2 /ˈlaɪnɪdʒ/ [Journalism/Periodismo] número (masculine) de líneas

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