Translation of vest in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /vest/


  • 1.1 (waistcoat) (American English/inglés norteamericano) chaleco (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) vest pocket bolsillo (masculine) 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) (British English/inglés británico) camiseta (feminine)
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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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [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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