There are 2 main translations of mar in Spanish:

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American English: /mɑr/
British English: /mɑː/

transitive verb -rr-

  • the choice of wine can make or mar a dinner party
    el éxito de una cena depende de la elección del vino
    Example sentences
    • There were two distinctive scars on his face, but they did not did mar his appearance.
    • The church is currently being repainted whilst construction to the front of the Secondary School mars its appearance somewhat.
    • For many, the cameo was quite possibly the weakest guest appearance ever recorded, marring the entire middle of a potential classic.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.