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freno

Translation of freno in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 3 (contención) hay que poner freno a estos abusos we must curb these abuses esto supondría un freno al desarrollo del programa this would slow the program down o/or hold the program back si no ponen freno al excesivo gasto público if they do not put a brake on o curb o check excessive public spending

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.