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umbrella
American English: /ˌəmˈbrɛlə/
British English: /ʌmˈbrɛlə/

Translation of umbrella in Spanish:

noun plural -las

  • 1.1 (against rain)
    (against sun)
    Example sentences
    • 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) See examples: the organization acts as an umbrella for many groups
    la organización aglutina a numerosos grupos
    (before noun) umbrella organization
    (organización que aglutina a varios grupos)

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