- 1.1 (de un traje) vest (inglés norteamericano/American English) waistcoat (inglés británico/British English) 1.2 (jersey sin mangas) sleeveless sweater 1.3 (acolchado) body warmer, sleeveless jacket 1.4 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) (rebeca) cardigan a chaleco (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], tienes que dar una mordida, eso es a chaleco you have to give a bribe, that's a must [familiar/colloquial] a chaleco quieren ganar, no les importa cómo they're determined to win by hook or by crook quedar como chaleco de mono (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to make a fool of oneself
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.