There are 2 main translations of frente in English:

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frente 1

sustantivo femenino

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  • Esto significa que el frente electoral continuará ocupando una posición central.
  • Al tiempo que lo felicita por la gestión que desarrolla al frente del Gobierno Bolivariano.
  • "Guillermo Suárez se lo pierde solo frente al arco ""acerero""."

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There are 2 main translations of frente in English:

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frente 2

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 1.1 (de un edificio)
    unos reflectores iluminaban todo el frente
    the whole facade was lit up by spotlights
    pintaron el frente de la casa
    they painted the front of the house
    hacer(le) frente a algo/alguien
    to face up to something/somebody
    hay que hacer frente a la realidad
    you must face up to reality
    le hizo frente a la vida por sus propios medios
    she stood on her own two feet
    no puede hacer frente a sus obligaciones
    he is unable to meet his obligations
    1.2 (en locuciones) al frente, dio un paso al frente
    she took a step forward
    she stepped forward one pace
    la Orquesta Sinfónica, con López Morán al frente
    the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by o under the direction of López Morán
    desfilaron llevando al frente el emblema de la paz
    they marched behind the symbol of peace
    vive al frente (Chile)
    she lives opposite
    cruzó al frente para no saludarme (Chile)
    he crossed the road to avoid speaking to me
    pasar al frente (América Latina)
    to come/go up to the front
    al frente de, están al frente de la clasificación
    they are at the top of the table
    they lead o head the division
    iba al frente de la patrulla
    he was leading the patrol
    puso a su hija al frente de la empresa
    he put his daughter in charge of the company
    de frente, los dos vehículos chocaron de frente
    the two vehicles crashed head on
    una foto de frente
    a full-face photo
    no entra de frente
    it won't go in front on o frontways
    de frente a (América Latina) se puso de frente a la clase
    she stood facing the class
    frente a viven justo frente a mi casa
    they live directly opposite me
    se detuvo frente al museo
    he stopped in front of o opposite the museum
    el hotel está frente al mar estamos frente a un grave problema
    we have a serious problem on our hands
    se tomarán medidas frente al grave problema de la droga
    measures will be taken to confront the serious drug problem
    se mantiene estable frente al dólar
    it is holding up o remaining stable against the dollar
    hay 150, frente a las 120 del año pasado
    there are 150, compared to o as against 120 last year
    frente a frente cuando estuvimos frente a frente no supimos qué decir
    when we met face to face we didn't know what to say to each other
    le dije frente a frente lo que pensaba de él
    I told him to his face what I thought of him
    frente por frente, la iglesia y el colegio están frente por frente
    the church and the school are right o directly opposite each other

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
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