There are 2 translations of used in Spanish:

used1

adj

  • 1 /juːzd/ 1.1 [needle/stamp] usado
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    • Unfortunately it then ignited a bin bag full of used envelopes and rubbish which caused most of the fire damage.
    • The study found that internal examinations were being conducted on women with used gloves.
    • They put rubber in their ovens to make it burn better, some put used diapers, any old garbage just to get rid of it.
    1.2 (secondhand) [car/camera/clothing] usado, de segunda mano used-car salesman vendedor (masculine) de coches usados or de ocasión or de segunda mano
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    • Looking through the classifieds will reveal that the majority of used cars are three-door examples.
    • Never buy a used car without thoroughly checking it out for underbody damage.
    • The ruling is expected to boost used car imports to Finland, especially from Germany.
  • 2 /juːst/ (accustomed) (predicative/predicativo) to be used to sth/-ing estar* acostumbrado a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo I'm not used to this heat/getting up early no estoy acostumbrado a tanto calor/a madrugar I'm used to being treated like that estoy acostumbrado a que me traten así to get used to sth/-ing acostumbrarse a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo I got used to him me acostumbré a él I got used to the idea me hice a la idea we grew used to the food nos acostumbramos a la comida you'll soon get used to getting up early pronto te acostumbrarás a madrugar

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 2 translations of used in Spanish:

used2

Pronunciation: /juːst/

modal v

used to, expressing habitual activity in the past, is translated by the imperfect tense in Spanish. For examples, see the entry below.

  • (indicating former state, habit) (only in past)used to (+ infinitive/infinitivo) there used to be a shop next door antes había una tienda al lado usedn't there to be a park here? (British English/inglés británico) [dated/anticuado] ¿no había aquí un parque? things aren't what they used to be [set phrase/frase hecha] las cosas ya no son lo que eran I used to work in that shop (antes) trabajaba en esa tienda do you play chess? — I used to ¿juegas al ajedrez? — antes solía jugar or ya no they used not o (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]usedn't to charge for deliveries antes no cobraban el reparto a domicilio I sometimes used to read that paper de vez en cuando leía or solía leer ese periódico see also use2 2

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.