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American English: /ˈstrɪp ˌsərtʃ/
British English: /ˈstrɪpsəːtʃ/

Translation of strip-search in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • hacer desnudar y registrar
    I was strip-searched for drugs
    me hicieron desnudar y me registraron para ver si llevaba drogas
    Example sentences
    • Six members of the protest were taken to Fitzgibbon Street Garda station, where the two women were strip-searched.
    • There, they strip-searched me, made me put on an orange jump suit and cut off all my hair, just like a criminal.
    • ‘I was strip-searched three times during intake and given only a long T-shirt to wear,’ he said.

also: strip search noun

  • (registro al que se somete a una persona y en el que se le exige desnudarse)
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