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American English: /ti/
British English: /tiː/

Translation of tea in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (drink) a cup of tea
    una taza de té
    a pot of tea
    una tetera de té
    tea with milk
    té con leche
    Example sentences
    • He was making popcorn on the stove and boiling water for tea.
    • Gaunt mothers and children sat near their tents, sometimes boiling water for tea, a ritual of normalcy that they still maintained.
    • Things have changed from drinking plain tea to water to special solutions but one must know the guidelines.
    1.2 countable (cup of tea) (British English) two teas, please
    dos tés, por favor
    1.3 uncountable (leaves) China/Indian tea
    té chino/indio
    not for all the tea in China [dated]
    Example sentences
    • That time Mary McCormack in her little thatched shop kept flour, tea, sugar, salt, lamp oil, and perhaps some liquorice sweets.
    • Canned meats and fish, as well as flour, tea, and sugar, have become important food items as well.
    • At one end of the market, a few stands sold a variety of local spices, sauces, tea and jams.
    1.4 uncountable (plant)
    (before noun) (plantation/grower)
    de té
    Example sentences
    • The Camellia sinensis tea plant is native to China and commercially produced in tropical and subtropical regions, primarily China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
    • The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, comes in many forms - black, green, oolong.
    • The filmmaker also found unusual trees: a tea plant, a ban oak, copper beeches, a maidenhair tree in Killarney, and a Kentucky coffee bean tree in Greenside.
  • 2 countable or uncountable (meal) 2.1 (in the afternoon) to have tea
    tomar el té
    tomar onces (Andes)
    Example sentences
    • The two princesses had to have a cooked tea because they were in bed by dinner time, but they also had afternoon tea, with sandwiches, scones and a large cake.
    • It was a successful afternoon enjoyed by everyone, which was followed by afternoon tea, consisting of sandwiches and cakes supplied by the choir.
    • That is always assuming that they can fit it all in after having been served up a full buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and home-made cakes and canapés.
    2.2 (evening) (British English) to have tea
    Example sentences
    • The people were British in their manner, tea was had frequently and the evening meal was called tea, not dinner.
    • I cooked tea for myself a few days ago and managed to eat a very undercooked steak and kidney pudding (it's a long story), and have been feeling a bit rough ever since.
    • I sighed and went to the kitchen, to cook tea with the food that she had promised to buy on her way back from the midwife's.
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