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tunic

Pronunciation: /ˈtuːnɪk; ˈtjuːnɪk/

Translation of tunic in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of military uniform) guerrera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • All school aged children from both public and private schools are required to wear a uniform, usually a tunic with a white blouse wore underneath.
    • The 45-strong squad is to begin fund-raising soon to enable them either to make or buy their own glittering tunics and uniforms.
    • In the Franco-Prussian war there were three regiments, which fought fiercely at Wissembourg and Wörth, in their distinctive short light-blue tunics.
    1.2 (in ancient Rome) túnica (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • This garment was a wool or linen tunic reaching the knee, with baggy, elbow length sleeves and side slits up to the waist to allow free movement.
    • Over the tunic he wore a scapula, a long tunic with wide, three-quarter length sleeves, usually of a darker undyed wool.
    • Some had old clothing, from ancient togas and tunics to overalls and denim.
    1.3 (women's blouse, jacket) casaca (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • She has the same fashion sense as her mother, always wearing trousers and a loose tunic instead of a gown.
    • The school already allowed girls to wear a headscarf with the shalwar kameez - loose trousers and tunic approved by local Muslim leaders.
    • He was in the matching tunic and trousers dressmaker Sarah had designed to match the gown of his bride.
    1.4 (of school uniform) (in UK) jumper (masculine) or (feminine) or (Spain/España) pichi (masculine) ([ del uniforme ])

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.