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truant

Pronunciation: /ˈtruːənt/

Translation of truant in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [ alumno que falta a clase sin autorización ] to play truant faltar a clase, hacer* novillos or (Mexico/México) irse* de pinta or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) hacerse* la rata or la rabona or (Peru/Perú) la vaca or (Chile) hacer* la cimarra or (Colombia) capar clase [colloquial/familiar], jubilarse (Venezuela) [slang/argot]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • faltar a clase

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