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American English: /swaɪn/
British English: /swʌɪn/

Translation of swine in Spanish:

noun plural swine

  • 1 (pig, hog)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3
    plural swines
    (something difficult, unpleasant) (British) [colloquial]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]
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