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Pronunciation: /wiːd/

Translation of weed in Spanish:


  • 3 countable/numerable (feeble person) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], alfeñique (masculine)
  • 4
    (weeds plural)
    (clothes) [archaic] ropa (feminine) de luto ([ de viuda ])

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

weed out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (remove from ground) [weak plants/seedlings] quitar, arrancar* 1.2 (reject) [errors/items] eliminar; [applicants] eliminar, descartar

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