nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 1.1 [Derecho/Law] (incautación, decomiso) seizure, sequestration [formal], attachment [formal], distraint [formal] el juez ordenó el embargo de sus bienes the judge ordered the seizure of his assets levantar un embargo to lift a seizure order 1.2 [Militar/Military] [Política/Politics] embargo hacer efectivo un embargo de armas to enforce an arms embargo
- 2sin embargo, dice que está gordo, sin embargo sigue comiendo mucho he says he's too fat and yet he still goes on eating a lot sin embargo, este método tiene algunas desventajas however o/or nevertheless, this method has some disadvantages, this method does, nevertheless o/or however, have some disadvantages sin embargo, ayer no decías eso you weren't saying that yesterday, though es difícil, sin embargo disfruto haciéndolo it's difficult but I enjoy doing it all the same o/or anyway
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.