Translation of untar in English:

untar

vt

  • 1 (cubrir)untar algo de orcon algo untar las galletas con miel spread honey on the cookies, spread the cookies with honey se unta el molde con mantequilla grease the cake tin (with butter) untó el eje de or con grasa he greased the axle

untarse v pron

  • (ensuciarse)untarse de orcon algo se untó todas las manos de bronceador he got suntan lotion all over his hands

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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.