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American English: /ˈt(j)unə/
British English: /ˈtjuːnə/

Translation of tuna in Spanish:

noun plural tuna or tunas

  • 1.1 countable (Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • The aim is to reduce the incidental catch of gamefish like marlin while allowing stocks of swordfish, oceanic sharks and tuna to replenish themselves.
    • Tom Fitzgerald said fish landings were down on the previous year because of the ban on tuna drift net fishing and severe restrictions on quotas of other species.
    • As a rule, I avoid lumps of grilled tuna: it's fish for people who don't like eating fish, or just don't like eating.
    1.2 uncountabletuna (fish) (Cookery)

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