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Translation of letra in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (sentido) See examples: la letra de la ley ateniéndonos a la letra, el texto dice que …
    if we read it absolutely literally, the text appears to say that …
  • 4 (Finanzas) tbletra de cambio aceptar/girar una letra
    to accept/present a bill of exchange o a draft
    devolver/protestar una letra
    to dishonor/protest a bill of exchange o a draft
    me quedan tres letras por pagar
    I still have three installments to pay o three payments to make
Example sentences
  • No hay que tomarsela al pie de la letra.
  • Con letras de oro, ora et labora.
  • Autora de la letra al himno de la Virgen de Chiquinquirá.

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