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nonpareil
American English: /ˌnɑnpəˈrɛl/
British English: /ˌnɒnpəˈreɪl/

Translation of nonpareil in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (unsurpassed person, thing) [archaic] [literary]
    (persona o cosa sin parangón)
    Example sentences
    • For some reason, he failed to mention the nonpareil: Nelson Algren.
    • Cisco, the nonpareil of networking equipment makers and at one time the sine qua non of tech stocks is feeling the pinch.
    • The current nonpareil of the genre is the mammoth bestseller He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys.
  • 2
    also: nonpareils plural
    (American English) (Cookery)
    grageas (feminine plural) de colores
    Example sentences
    • Now shipping, Concession Obsession replicates filmgoers' favorite munchies: indulgent vanilla bean ice cream studded with nonpareils, chocolate-laden peanuts, crispy candy bars and caramel swirls.

adjective

  • [archaic] [literary]
    Example sentences
    • Watching him translate for his father, Kyle seems unfazed about his nonpareil ability, remaining nonchalant to the film crew buzzing round him.
    • Throughout, Sclavis manages to combine an impressive variety of styles, genres and influences, creating a nonpareil experience for the listener.
    • The nonpareil recording, a flirty and spontaneous duet between Elis Regina and Jobim himself, makes more sense to me in Portugese.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.