- 1.1 (rasgo) la palabra tiene matices que no se pueden traducir the word has nuances that are impossible to translate se diferencian en algunos matices there are some subtle o/or slight differences in meaning tiene un cierto matiz peyorativo it has a slightly pejorative nuance o/or has slightly pejorative connotations una protesta con matices políticos a protest with political overtones le da un matiz irónico a la afirmación it gives the statement a touch of irony 1.2 (de color) shade, hue, nuance
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.