There are 2 translations of vest in Spanish:

vest1

Pronunciation: /vest/

n

  • 1.1 (waistcoat) (AmE) chaleco (m) (before n) vest pocket bolsillo (m) del chaleco
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    • He settled on a conservative gray jacket with a darker vest beneath it.
    • The only decent thing he wore was the sturdy red vest, almost a sleeveless jacket, with black embroidery at the neck and arm holes.
    • After a couple of outfits, Sara decided on a sleeveless leather vest and a loose wrap skirt and broad belt.
    1.2 (undergarment) (BrE) camiseta (f)
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    • The appeal is now in its final week and priority should be given to the gift donation of vests, warm undergarments, toiletries and socks.
    • The major contributions include vests, warm undergarments, warm socks and toiletries.
    • They go with everything, look good with a sun tan, can be used as vests under shirts if the weather turns cold and can be slipped on over a swimming costume if the sun gets too strong.

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of vest in Spanish:

vest2

vt

  • [formal] to vest sb with sth investir* a algn de or con algo [formal] he was vested with special powers fue investido de or con poderes especiales [formal] to vest sth in sb conferirle* algo a algn the authority vested in a judge la autoridad conferida a un juez
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    • Article II vested the executive power of the federal government in a president and vice president, both elected for four-year terms by specially chosen electors.
    • An Arab diplomat, going further, said Arab countries would oppose vesting any authority in the Governing Council.
    • He is the rightful representative of the people of Florida and he is the chief executive, in whom the power is vested to execute the law and protect the rights of citizens.
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    • During inauguration, the president is vested with the power and authority of the office.
    • Because my theory is that individuals are vested with enormous powers that tend to threaten the state.
    • The civic bodies must be given the task of local distribution and could also be vested with the powers to award the local distribution contracts, provided there is a foolproof mechanism for quality control.

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.