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posterior

Pronunciation: /pɑːˈstɪrɪər; pɒˈstɪərɪə(r)/

Translation of posterior in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [euphemistic/eufemístico] [humorous/humorístico] trasero (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] [euphemistic/eufemístico]
    Example sentences
    • But if things do fall apart completely, we appear to be fortuitously well prepared for a descent into cannibalism judging by the plethora of plump posteriors wandering the malls.
    • But when it comes time to make that decision, almost 40 per cent of us fail to remove our posteriors from the couch and forfeit our voice in the nation's affairs.
    • Bureaucrats are not known for their boldness; if something bad happens, they want some sort of shelter for their posteriors.

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] posterior

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