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underscore

Translation of underscore in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /ˈəndərˌskɔr/
, /ˌəndərˈskɔr/
British English: /ˈʌndəskɔː/
  • (word/line)
    Example sentences
    • It was not uncommon for respondents to heavily underscore the words ‘secure job with a pension’ in their answers to my question about why they went to university.
    Example sentences
    • That is certainly true, although it underscores the somewhat narrow focus and reach of his analysis.
    • Your comment underscores for me why I think a movie using special effects would be an obscenity.
    • The decision underscores once again, however, that for the Supreme Court, the rights of young people are shredded when they walk through the schoolhouse gates.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.