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nonpareil

Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːnpəˈrel; -ˈreɪl; ˌnɒnpəˈreɪl/

Translation of nonpareil in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (unsurpassed person, thing) [archaic] [literary/literario][ 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
    (nonpareils plural)
    (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Cookery/Cocina] 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.

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