Translation of parting in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːrtɪŋ; ˈpɑːtɪŋ/


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (separation) despedida (feminine) so this is the parting of the ways así que esta es la despedida definitiva
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    • In the story of this passion, too, the development varies: sometimes it is the glorious marriage, sometimes frustration and final parting.
    • For a couple embarking on a serious relationship, discussion of the terms to apply at parting is almost a contradiction of the shared hopes that have brought them together.
    • In the film Oliver's attempt to get Fagin to pray is overwhelmed by the emotional intensity of Fagin's sense of parting from the young orphan he took in.
  • 2 countable/numerable (in hair) (British English/inglés británico) raya (feminine), carrera (feminine) (Colombia) (Venezuela) , partidura (feminine) (Chile)
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    • Sebastian Coe has been especially reanimated for the occasion and his side parting has been measured and angled precisely to meet IOC hairstyle guidelines.
    • The decade that followed also marked the start of the ‘middle parting, pasted hair on both sides of the face’ sported by the saucy Sharmila Tagore.
    • She had short, dark brown hair that reached her neck, and her parting was at the left side, so more hair curved over the right.


  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [kiss/words] de despedida her parting shot was … lo último que dijo al despedirse fue …

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