- 1 (mother) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], mamá (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]; (as form of address/como título de cortesía) mamáMore example sentences
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- Whether you want to compete or simply collect mums, the National Chrysanthemum Society has 43 chapters across the country.
- Saint Mary's Church was decorated with pink and white mums.
- Autumn's butterflies - fritillaries and migrating monarchs - match the burnt-orange mums just beginning to bloom.
- Her comparison of older mothers to teenage mums and her call for government intervention is likely to prove highly controversial.
- Here we speak to a first-time mum, a mother of four and that other essential to baby-making, a father, about their experiences of life after childbirth.
- Like his mum - and her mother before her - Tom suffers from aura migraines.
- 2 (silence) [colloquial/familiar] mum's the word ¡punto en boca! [colloquial/familiar], ¡chitón! [colloquial/familiar] to keep mum no decir* ni pío [colloquial/familiar]
- 3 (chrysanthemum) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], crisantemo (masculine)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.