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fin

Translation of fin in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (objetivo, finalidad) para fines pacíficos
    for peaceful ends o purposes
    el fin de esta visita
    the aim o objective o purpose of this visit
    esto constituye un fin en sí mismo
    this constitutes an end in itself
    una colecta con fines benéficos
    a collection for charity
    una institución sin fines lucrativos or de lucro
    a not-for-profit organization
    (inglés norteamericano)
    a non-profit-making organisation
    (inglés británico)
    con este fin or a este fin or a tal fin [formal]
    to this end
    [formal]
    with this aim
    [formal]
    con el fin de or a fin de [formal]
    with the aim o purpose of
    a fin de que se cumpla el reglamento
    in order to ensure compliance with the rules
    salvo buen fin
    subject to clearance
    el fin justifica los medios
    the end justifies the means
Example sentences
  • Un partido que se valía del asesinato y la intimidación para sus fines políticos.
  • Por fin, tantos años de soñar con este anuncio.
  • Calculamos que este fin de mes culminaremos las obras civiles.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.