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works
Pronunciation: /wəːks/

Translation of works in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (actions) [literary] (+ plural verb)
    obras (feminine plural)
  • 2 (engineering operations) (+ plural verb)
    obras (feminine plural)
  • 3 (factory) (+ singular or plural verb) cement works
    fábrica de cemento
    printing works (before noun) works canteen
    cantina (feminine) or comedor (masculine) or (Chile) casino (masculine)
    (en el lugar de trabajo)
    works committee works outing
    excursión (feminine) or salida (feminine) con la gente del trabajo
  • 5 (all) [colloquial]there were candles, soft music, the works!
    había velas, música ambiental y toda la historia [colloquial]
    to give somebody the works
    (give lavish treatment)
    tratar a alguien a cuerpo de rey
    (beat up)
    pegarle la paliza del siglo a alguien [colloquial]
    sacarle la mugre a alguien (Latin America) [colloquial]

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