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sustantivo femenino

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  • No esperemos que el próximo año comience la cantilena.
  • En el trío una bellísima cantilena en modo menor de poética expresividad.
  • No creerse más los versos ni escuchar la cantilena del salvavidas de plomo.

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    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.