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ayunas

Translation of ayunas in English:

nombre plural femenino/plural feminine noun

  • en ayunas (locución adverbial/adverbial phrase), ¿está en ayunas? you haven't eaten anything, have you? debe venir en ayunas you should not eat anything before you come debe tomarse en ayunas it should be taken on an empty stomach estar/quedarse en ayunas to be/to be left completely in the dark

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