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Translation of velatorio in English:

sustantivo masculino

Example sentences
  • A su muerte no se le permitió concurrir al velatorio.
  • Traslado del domicilio hasta el lugar del velatorio.
  • El velatorio de los restos recuperados tendrá lugar en el local de la beneficencia de la ciudad de Huamanga.

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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.