There are 2 translations of or in Spanish:

or

Pronunciation: /ər; ɔːr; ɔː(r)/

conj

The usual translation of or, o, becomes u when it precedes a word beginning with o or ho.

  • 1 1.1 (indicating alternative) o; (with negative) ni do you want the red coat or the black one? ¿quieres el abrigo rojo o el negro? one or the other uno u otro would you like milk or sugar? ¿quieres leche o azúcar? that's not clever or funny eso no tiene ni ingenio ni gracia
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    • The café is a great place for locals to meet up for a chat over a cup of tea or coffee.
    • She never learned to read or write.
    • School administrators should work to ensure that the majority of students can walk or bike to school.
    1.2either … or … seeeither1 1.3 (in approximations) o nine or ten nueve o diez five minutes or so unos cinco minutos 1.4 (showing alternative designation) o an environmentalist, or green, policy una política ecologista o verde
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    • Joshua was born weighing just 18 ounces - half a kilo or just over a pound.
    • Spain entered the twentieth century having lost its colonies in the New World and the Pacific in the Spanish-American War or, as it is known in Spain, the War of 1898.
    • By early Tuesday he was dead - a victim of the most deadly of the world's culinary delicacies, the blowfish or fugu.
  • 2 2.1 (otherwise) o do as I say, or else! ¡haz lo que digo o vas a ver! give it to me! — or (what)? ¡dámelo! — ¿y si no, qué? 2.2 (adding afterthought) o so John and I … or am I boring you? así que John y yo … ¿(o) te estoy aburriendo?
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    • It was just an accident … or was it?
    • Emily, unaware of the mental battle that was going on in his mind (or was she?), kept on walking towards him.
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    • Hurry up, or you'll be late for class.
    • We do have to leave now or we won't be back until after sunset.
    • I'd better tell him myself or I'll get in even more trouble.

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Word of the day emprender
vt
to embark on …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)

There are 2 translations of or in Spanish:

OR

  • 1.1
    (AmE) operating room
    1.2
    Oregon

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Word of the day emprender
vt
to embark on …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)