Translation of three-cornered in Spanish:

three-cornered

Pronunciation: /ˈθriːˈkɔːrnərd; ˌθriːˈkɔːnəd/

adj

  • [contest/fight] de tres three-cornered hat sombrero (m) de tres picos, tricornio (m)
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    • It is time to employ this legacy in the polarised republican debate to overturn the presumptions that have created a three-cornered contest between monarchists, minimalist republicans and direct-election advocates.
    • In April, the Liberal and National parties reached an agreement to end three-cornered contests, but the Liberal Party executive will decide whether to run candidates in the seats of Clarence and Tweed at a meeting on June 21.
    • As a result, a three-cornered contest ensued with the former ruling party, the internal opposition and the RPF jockeying for position in a ‘broad-based transitional government’.

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