There are 2 main translations of rum in Spanish:

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rum 1

Pronunciation: / rʌm /American English: /rəm/
British English: /rʌm/

noun

countable or uncountable
  • light o (British English) white rum
    ron blanco
    Example sentences
    • As for the cocktails - gins, rums, vodkas and whiskeys mix effortlessly with exotic Indian and eastern fruits and flavours, the perfect balance of two cultures.
    • Drinks range from fine rums and whiskies to brandy, while art works and coffee table books add to an ambience of exclusive sophistication.
    • While flavors are all the rage in both vodkas and rums, the market for each spirit type differs.

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rum 2

adjective

  • (British English) [archaic or dialect]
    Example sentences
    • It's certainly a rum old place, this Brave New World.
    • Someone had decided to cajole this rum collection of musicians into an all-hands-to-the-pump version of John Lennon's Across the Universe.
    • Since time immemorial man has caught fish and whales, but in the past three decades a rum situation has emerged.

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