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Translation of agua in English:

sustantivo femenino (con artículo masculino en el singular)

  • 5
    also: aguas femenino plural
    (reflejos) See examples: una tela brillante y con aguas
    a shiny, watered fabric
    un topacio con hermosas aguas
    a sparkling topaz
  • 6
    also: aguas femenino plural
    (Fisiología) tb aguas amnióticas rompió aguas
    her waters broke

    Compounds

    aguas mayores

    • [eufemístico]femenino plural hacer aguas mayores
      [formal]
      to move one's bowels
      [eufemístico]

    aguas menores

    • [eufemístico]femenino plural hacer aguas menores
      [formal]
      to pass water
      [eufemístico]
      to relieve oneself
      [eufemístico]
Example sentences
  • Tarifa para aprovechamiento económico de agua de riego.
  • La calidad del agua también es un problema.
  • Manejo y aprovechamiento inadecuado del agua de riego.

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