- 1 1.1 (elemento, parte) piece una cubertería de 24 piezas a 24-piece cutlery set una pieza del rompecabezas a piece of the jigsaw puzzle la pieza clave de su política the key element o/or feature of their policy un bañador de dos piezas a two-piece bathing suit ver tb dos1 1.2 [Tecnología/Technology] part las piezas de un reloj/motor/televisor watch/engine/television parts o/or components de una (sola) pieza [familiar/colloquial] dumbstruck, flabbergasted [familiar/colloquial] al verlo se quedó de una (sola) pieza she was (absolutely) flabbergasted o/or dumbfounded o/or dumbstruck when she saw him me lo dijo de una manera que me dejó de una (sola) pieza he said it so rudely that I was left speechless o/or I was struck dumb o/or I was completely taken aback ser de una sola pieza (América Latina/Latin America) to be as straight as a die, be an upright citizen ser mucha pieza (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to be very good Luis es (mucha) pieza para el ajedrez Luis is really good at chess o/or [familiar/colloquial] a pretty nifty chess player no trates de competir con él, es mucha pieza para ti don't try and compete with him, he's more than a match for you o/or he's in a different class to o/or from you o/or he's out of your league [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (en ajedrez) piece 1.4 (unidad, objeto) piece una pieza de museo a museum piece o/or exhibit la colección se compone de 30 piezas the collection is made up of 30 pieces una pieza arqueológica an archaeological piece una pieza única a unique piece venden las manzanas por piezas you can buy apples individually ser una pieza de museo [familiar/colloquial] to be a museum piece [familiar/colloquial]
- 3 (de tela) roll era el final de la pieza it was a remnant o/or an endpiece o/or the end of the roll
- 4 [Música/Music] [Teatro/Theatre] piece ¿me permite esta pieza? [dated/anticuado] may I have the pleasure of this dance?
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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.