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nutshell

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌtʃel/

Translation of nutshell in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • cáscara (feminine) de nuez in a nutshell en dos or en pocas palabras, en una palabra

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In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.