Translation of vulture in Spanish:

vulture

Pronunciation: /ˈvʌltʃər; ˈvʌltʃə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 [Zool] buitre (m)
    (turkey vulture)
    gallinazo (m), zopilote (m) (AmC, Méx) , zamuro (m) (Ven)
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    • The prime minister had a bald head at the end of a vulture's neck, and a dragging lid over one eye.
    • We come across vultures, at least a dozen of them, feeding on the remains of a young wild camel.
    • Scenes such as this where a group of vultures gather are becoming more rare in many places of Africa.
    1.2 (greedy opportunist) buitre (m)
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    • What was wrong with the system that was in place before all these vulture companies came along?
    • After my arrest the vultures who gathered, waiting for my carcass, weren't just after me.
    • We made our way through the vultures answering a bare minimum of questions and sped away from the hospital.

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