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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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