Translation of para in Spanish:

para

Pronunciation: /ˈpærə/

noun/nombre

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (paragraph) párrafo (masculine)
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    • He declared categorically that it would, and while I thought that was a big scoop the news desk didn't, and gave it two paras on an inside page.
    • But para 3 of the article imposes religious restrictions making the provision applicable only to those who profess Hindu religion.
    • A private individual is not normally liable in negligence for a mere omission in the absence of some special feature, such as a particular relationship with the claimant or an undertaking of responsibility (see paras 2.2.1 to 2.2.1.4).
    1.2 (paratrooper) (British English/inglés británico) paracaidista (masculine) ([ del ejército ])
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    • We aren't missing NATO, a few battalions of paras and mech infantry would be nice, but they won't change much.
    • About 1,000 paras, infantry and support troops from the 16 Air Assault Brigade left RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire early yesterday for the Gulf.
    • Operations staff did not alert the paras to the Red Caps, because staff were not certain the RMP patrol was in town and its vehicles were hidden.

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