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marine

Pronunciation: /məˈriːn/

Translation of marine in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1
    ( also Marine)
    [Military/Militar]infante (masculine) de marina the Marines (in US) los marines (in UK) infantería (feminine) de marina you can tell that to the marines! [colloquial/familiar] ¡a otro perro con ese hueso! [colloquial/familiar]
    1.2 (fleet) the merchant o mercantile marine la marina mercante
    Example sentences
    • Men who are recently out of the army or marines are favored to play hostile gunmen.
    • Seven other marines from 3 Commando Brigade and four American soldiers also died.
    • I went to live with my aunt's dad, who was a drill sergeant in the marines, and he tried to turn me into a soldier.

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)

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