There are 2 translations of pound in Spanish:

pound1

Pronunciation: /paʊnd/

n

  • 1 (measure) libra (f) (454 gramos) you've lost a few pounds has adelgazado unos kilitos
  • 2 [Fin] (currency) libra (f) Egyptian/Israeli pound libra egipcia/israelí pound sterling libra esterlina (before n) a pound coin una moneda de (una) libra a ten-pound note (BrE) un billete de diez libras

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There are 2 translations of pound in Spanish:

pound2

vt

  • 1.1 [corn/spices] machacar*; [garlic/chili] majar, machacar*; [dough] trabajar pound the millet down to a fine powder macháquese el mijo hasta reducirlo a un polvo fino 1.2 [table/door] aporrear, golpear he pounded the pavement looking for work pateó las calles en busca de trabajo [familiar/colloquial] the waves pounded the wall las olas batían contra el muro 1.3 [Mil] [defenses] batir, bombardear mortars pounded the village to rubble los morteros redujeron el pueblo a escombros

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  • 1.1 (strike, beat) aporrear, golpear he pounded at the door/on the table aporreó or golpeó la puerta/la mesa waves pounded against the cliffs las olas batían contra el acantilado he was pounding away at the piano estaba aporreando el piano the music pounded away all night la música retumbó toda la noche 1.2 [heart] palpitar, latir con fuerza; [sound] retumbar my head is pounding tengo la cabeza a punto de reventar or estallar, me martillea la cabeza 1.3 (move) (+ adv compl) the trucks pounded past los camiones pasaban retumbando I could hear his feet pounding down the corridor oía sus pesados pasos por el pasillo

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