Translation of ounce in Spanish:

ounce

Pronunciation: /aʊns/

n

  • 1 1.1 (unit) onza (feminine) (28,35 gramos)
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    • Most cohort members reported their offspring's birth weights in pounds and ounces.
    • For the cauliflower foam: Melt two and one-half ounces of the butter in a saucepan until foaming.
    • For the mushroom rillettes, in a medium saucepan, melt four ounces of butter over medium heat.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) fluid ounce 1.3 (small quantity) (no plural/sin plural) if you had an ounce of decency/sense/courage … si tuvieras una pizca de vergüenza/sentido común/valor … there's not an ounce of evidence no existe la más mínima prueba with his last ounce of strength con las últimas fuerzas que le quedaban
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    • The crew recites the dialogue by heart and mimics the actors without an ounce of embarrassment.
    • But if the commentor is right, it would be an even more ridiculous point to make - pure smear, without an ounce of journalistic content.
    • The tiny hotel, technically a ‘restaurant with rooms’ as it has only five of them, is a haven of oak-beamed loveliness without an ounce of tweeness to spoil it.

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