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precio

Translation of precio in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (sacrificio, esfuerzo) logró lo que quería ¿pero a qué precio? she got what she wanted, but at what price o/or cost? impedirán a cualquier precio que se sepa la verdad they will go to any lengths to stop people knowing the truth, they will stop at nothing to hide the truth está dispuesto a mantenerse en el cargo a cualquier precio he's determined to stay on at any price o at all costs o whatever the cost

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