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liquor

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪkər; ˈlɪkə(r)/

Translation of liquor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (alcohol) alcohol (masculine), bebidas (feminine plural) alcohólicas hard liquor bebidas (feminine plural) (alcohólicas) fuertes, bebidas (feminine plural) espirituosas
    Example sentences
    • But men are more likely to order alcohol in casual dining restaurants; both men and women drink liquor and wine.
    • People don't realize that if they order a tall drink they're getting the same amount of liquor as a short drink.
    • At the bar, look for upscale liquor and signature drinks along with a variety of tapas.
    1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Cookery/Cocina] jugo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • These had been slightly glazed with concentrated poaching liquor and dusted with what tasted like ground-down, caramelised peach crisps.
    • A lot of popular spicy dishes require the ingredients to be marinated in a liquor for a few hours or overnight.
    Example sentences
    • They are more similar to dried beans than either crowder or black-eyed peas, and make a clear liquor when cooked.
    • Imagine you are making jam and have gotten to the point where you pour the steaming liquor of fruit, sugar, and pectin into the jars.
    • Strain over a wide jug and retain the liquor, discarding the peppercorns.

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