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parlous
American English: /ˈpɑrləs/
British English: /ˈpɑːləs/

Translation of parlous in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal or hum]
    Example sentences
    • We come in day after day, lament the parlous state of the telecoms industry and resolve on a regular basis to get new means of employment.
    • The railways emerged in a parlous state, in dire need of a major overhaul.
    • That is not a high level of income, but when one considers a number of other issues one finds that it is becoming even more difficult and parlous for people to live on it.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.