Translation of thief in Spanish:

thief

Pronunciation: /θiːf/

n (plural thieves /θiːvz/)

  • ladrón, (masculine, feminine) car thief ladrón, (m,f) de coches, jalador, (m,f) de carros (Colombia) horse thief ladrón (m) de caballos, cuatrero (m) to be as thick as thieves ser* uña y carne or [humorous/humorístico] uña y mugre or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) carne y uña to set a thief to catch a thief nada mejor que un ladrón para atrapar a otro ladrón

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.