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Translation of raíz in English:

sustantivo femenino

Example sentences
  • Hace cosas extrañas como levantarse de madrugada a buscar raíces en el jardín.
  • Anunció que el conflicto social generado a raíz del proyecto Majes-Sihuas será resuelto en dos meses.
  • Este gobierno está reivindicando a la cultura, a nuestra propia raíz.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.