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Translation of cortés in English:


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  • Día del cual muchos se levantaban con el deseo de acudir a tan cortés invitación de parte de los padrinos.
  • Lo que no me parece tan cortés es calificar a los demás.
  • Por meses de un cortés saludo no pasábamos, más por mí.

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    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
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    Carnaval is the three days of festivities preceding Lent, characterized by costumes, masks, drinking, music, and dancing. Spain's most colorful carnival is in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, and Cadiz's carnival is also famous. In Spanish-speaking Latin America, the carnivals of Uruguay, Bolivia, and Venezuela are very well known.