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portmanteau

Pronunciation: /pɔːrtˈmæntəʊ; pɔːtˈmæntəʊ/

Translation of portmanteau in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -teaux or , -teaus /-təʊz/)

  • baúl (masculine) de viaje
    Example sentences
    • There is a conscious, even contrived lack of consequence to this Argentinian portmanteau movie using non-professionals, about three individuals making their vulnerable way across Patagonia.
    • This portmanteau movie is a companion piece to the one that appeared here in September.
    • Shot on digital video, this juxtaposes the lives of three women in a portmanteau movie which arguably goes about its business with less fuss than The Hours.

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