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also: feminine: medida


  • (Cono Sur) es muy medido con la bebida/al comer
    he's very moderate in his drinking/eating habits
    fue muy medido en sus palabras
    he was very restrained in what he said
    he measured his words very carefully
    fueron declaraciones muy medidas
    it was a very measured statement

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    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
    a stupid person
    Cultural fact of the day


    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.