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baza

Translation of baza in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 2.1 (recurso, arma) mi experiencia es la baza fundamental que puedo aportar a la empresa
    my experience is the most important thing I can bring to the company
    parece la mejor baza del equipo colombiano
    he could prove to be the Colombian team's trump card
    he seems to be the great hope of the Colombian team
    jugaron su última baza
    they played their last card
    they used their ultimate weapon
    tomó la determinación de jugar la baza decisiva
    she decided to play her trump card
    2.2 (logro, adelanto) su gran baza ha sido la conquista del mercado escandinavo
    their greatest achievement o success has been their conquest of the Scandinavian market
    esto constituyó la primera baza victoriosa de los rebeldes
    this represented the first taste of victory o first moment of triumph for the rebels
    2.3 (oportunidad) esta carrera será la última baza para Romero
    this race will be Romero's last chance
Example sentences
  • Eres su última baza, John, ¡por todos los truenos!
  • Schalke tiene las bazas para hacer saltar la barrera defensiva berlinesa.
  • Ahora podría jugar sus bazas a favor de Carme Chacón.

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