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spoiler
American English: /ˈspɔɪlər/
British English: /ˈspɔɪlə/

Translation of spoiler in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Cars, Aviation)
    Example sentences
    • So he removed the boot spoiler which was on the 7 - Series.
    • Thankfully, the car is aerodynamically stable without the addition of an outrageous spoiler which has featured on some fast Fords in the past.
    • There wasn't a spoiler or an alloy wheel in sight.
  • 2
    (American English) (Politics) (candidato o equipo que no tiene posibilidades de ganar pero puede impedir que otro gane)
    Example sentences
    • He won 301 votes in the Electoral College, to 191 for Humphrey and 46 for George Wallace, yet another Southern spoiler.
  • 3
    (Journalism)
    (artículo periodístico destinado a reducir el impacto de otra publicación)

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