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paraguas
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  • Este cuento del libro me sirve de paraguas ...”, explica él.
  • Y sobre todo su particular estructura con forma de paraguas.
  • Lamentablemente no hubo mayores disturbios en la marcha de los paraguas.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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