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marco

Translation of marco in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (entorno, contexto) las conversaciones se desarrollaron en un marco de cordialidad the talks took place in a friendly atmosphere el marco político the political framework el marco ideal para este tipo de concierto the ideal setting for this type of concert dentro del marco de la ley within the framework of the law

    Compounds

    marco de referencia

  • 4 (como adjetivo invariable/as invariable adjective) un plan marco a draft plan acuerdo

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