There are 3 translations of squat in Spanish:

squat1

Pronunciation: /skwɑːt; skwɒt/

vi (-tt-)

  • 1 (crouch) agacharse, ponerse* en cuclillas two children squatting behind the bushes dos niños agachados or en cuclillas detrás de los arbustos he squatted (down) on his heels se sentó en cuclillas
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    • The older boy squatted down on his heels and waited.
    • After 35 years of plumbing and heating work, I was having trouble bending my knees and squatting under sinks.
    • I squatted down beside him and offered him water.
  • 2 (in building, on land) ocupar un inmueble ajeno sin autorización okupar (Spain/España)
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    • Mrs Kapijimpanga, however, cautioned the residents against squatting on land that has been unlawfully acquired.
    • In the 1990s, it helped slum residents in Bombay to claim the land they were squatting on and turn it into a proper residential estate with running water and electricity.
    • I bloody well hope that he knows these people are squatting on his land.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of squat in Spanish:

squat2

n

  • 1 [Sport/Deporte] flexión (feminine) de piernas
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (place)vivienda o tierra ocupada sin autorización okupación (feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (action) ocupación (feminine) ilegal
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    • Strong and flexible calves play an important stabilizing role in exercises like the squat, the deadlift and the clean.
    • If you want to be a powerlifter, then there are specific training regimens you can follow to increase your poundage for your bench, squat and deadlift.
    • Keep the dumbbell centered between your knees as you descend into a deep squat, keeping your head up and low back slightly arched.
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    • The squat is one of the best exercises to develop and define the front of the thigh, glute and hamstring muscles.
    • What better way to ‘ease’ back into gym life than with squats and lunges.
    • So I've decided to compromise, cutting out the carbs at night and doing squats in the living-room.
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    • Many are of ‘no fixed abode’, either living in squats or at established protest camps at airports or proposed roads.
    • The relationship had deteriorated and she had become depressed, ending up living in squats in Bristol.
    • They got used to us living in squats and living for free.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of squat in Spanish:

squat3

adj (-tt-)

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.