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notch

Pronunciation: /nɑːtʃ; nɒtʃ/

Translation of notch in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (in wood, metal) muesca (feminine), corte (masculine); (on belt) agujero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Black vine weevil adults chew irregular notches on the edges of hosta leaves.
    • The swords are measured to ascertain that they are of equal length, and in no case must a sword with a sharp edge or a notch be allowed.
    • The circuit boards comprise a notch in the top edge which receives a corresponding projection.
    Example sentences
    • On the positive side, I tried on my kilt again after weighing myself, and found that it fit comfortably again, albeit with the buckles at their loosest notches.
    • But I guess it's time for me to put another notch in my belt buckle.
    • My first indication that I'm going to need to let out my belt a couple of notches comes at the hotel's raclette and fondue evening.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

notch up

verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] [victory/points] apuntarse, conseguir*

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The language of the Basque Country and Navarre is euskera, spoken by around 750,000 people; in Spanish vasco or vascuence. It is also spelled euskara. Basque is unrelated to the Indo-European languages and its origins are unclear. Like Spain's other regional languages, Basque was banned under Franco. With the return of democracy, it became an official language alongside Spanish, in the regions where it is spoken. It is a compulsory school subject and is required for many official and administrative posts in the Basque Country. There is Basque language television and radio and a considerable number of books are published in Basque. See also lenguas cooficiales