Translation of parvenu in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːrvənuː; ˈpɑːvənuː; -njuː/


  • [formal] [pejorative/peyorativo] advenedizo, (masculine, feminine) [pejorative/peyorativo]

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.