- 1.1 (waistcoat) (American English/inglés norteamericano) chaleco (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) vest pocket bolsillo (masculine) del chalecoMore example sentences1.2 (undergarment) (British English/inglés británico) camiseta (feminine)
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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.
- 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.
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.
- [formal] to vest sb
withsth investir* a algn deor conalgo [formal] he was vested with special powers fue investido de or con poderes especiales [formal] to vest sth insb conferirle* algo aalgn the authority vested in a judge la autoridad conferida a un juezMore example sentences
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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.
- 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.