Translation of swine in Spanish:

swine

Pronunciation: /swaɪn/

n (plural swine)

  • 1.1 (pig, hog) cerdo (masculine)
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    • His team did DNA studies that gave more evidence for the idea that prehumans acquired these tapeworms before cattle and swine were domesticated.
    • Because of changes in the pork industry, which have occurred over the years, the prevalence of infection in swine and humans has declined dramatically in the U. S.
    • The virus explosively increased among domesticated swine.
    1.2
    (plural swines)
    (contemptible person) [colloquial/familiar] cerdo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], canalla (mf), cabrón, (m,f) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • These arrogant swine actually think it is their RIGHT to decide what the public will be allowed to know!
    • Well, they can all give me money, but no one does, the tight swine.
    • All the same, it does feel very nice when one comes across a great artist who is not an utter swine politically.
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    • Its string of bitsy and complicated mosaics makes it a swine to maintain rhythmic cohesion.
    • You are no doubt aware that grass is a swine to get out of cloth.
    • The initial ascent is deceptively steep: to be completely honest, it is a swine to climb.
    1.3
    (plural swines)
    (sth difficult, unpleasant) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] that question was a swine esa pregunta fue dificilísima these screws are swines to get in cuesta un triunfo meter estos malditos or condenados tornillos [colloquial/familiar]

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