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Translation of descompuesto in English:


  • 3 (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) [máquina/aparato] había varios coches descompuestos en la carretera on the road there were several cars which had broken down la lavadora/radio está descompuesta the washing machine/radio is broken el teléfono está descompuesto the telephone is out of order
  • 4 4.1 (indispuesto) se pasó los primeros meses del embarazo descompuesta she felt queasy o sick o nauseous for the first months of the pregnancy 4.2 (del estómago) está descompuesto he has an upset stomach/diarrhea (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) diarrhoea

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In Spain, the paga extra (or paga extraordinaria) is a bonus payment equivalent to a month's salary, paid twice a year, at Christmas and in July before the summer vacation, on top of the normal monthly salary. These bonuses are written into most permanent employment contracts.