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alcancía

Translation of alcancía in English:

sustantivo femenino

(América Latina)
Example sentences
  • Usted puede depositar dinero en las alcancías que colocamos en bancos y comercios.
  • También colectaron dinero en alcancías y esperan recaudar 25 mil dólares para comprar más ropa de niños.
  • Cada centavo que logra reunir de su trabajo lo va ahorrando en una pequeña alcancía.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.