Translation of umbrella in Spanish:

umbrella

Pronunciation: /ʌmˈbrelə/

n (plural -las)

  • 1.1 (against rain) paraguas (m); (against sun) sombrilla (f) (before noun/delante del nombre) umbrella stand paragüero (masculine)
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    • Yet as I pack a bag to hold water and umbrellas and tissue paper, I'm quite aware that the three hours will not feel like that.
    • If your container leaks onto the table too much when you water it, remove the umbrella and move the container to the patio floor.
    • She decided to open the umbrella once Soo Lin turned to face her, so the umbrella would expand in her face.
    1.2 (coordinating body) the organization acts as an umbrella for many groups la organización aglutina a numerosos grupos (before noun/delante del nombre) umbrella organizationorganización que aglutina a varios grupos

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