Translation of breast in Spanish:

breast

Pronunciation: /brest/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (chest) pecho (masculine) she clasped the child to her breast [literary/literario] apretó al niño contra su pecho or [literary/literario] contra su seno to beat one's breast darse* golpes de pecho to make a clean breast of sth confesar* algo he made a clean breast of it lo confesó todo
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    • The growth can invade local tissues of the breast and chest wall as well as spread through the blood and lymphatic systems.
    • She sat on the back seat, pressing the envelope to her breast.
    • When he woke up, he found Maria sound asleep on his breast.
    1.2 countable/numerable (of woman) pecho (masculine), seno (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) breast cancer cáncer (masculine) de mama or de pecho
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    • All had terminal cancer of the breast, lung, gastrointestinal system or prostate gland.
    • You may notice pink, red or purple streaks along your abdomen, breasts, upper arms, buttocks or thighs.
    • The most researched cancers are those of the bowel, breast, endometrium, prostate, testes, and lung.
    1.3 c and u [Cookery/Cocina] (of chicken, turkey) pechuga (feminine) breast of lamb pecho (masculine) de cordero
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    • The young birds' breasts showed orange now as they looked hungrily to her, their eyes black and empty.
    • Then it preened its scaly breast feathers with a wide beak.
    • Be sure that it is the native pigeon, a large bird with white plumage on its breast.
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    • Then for my entree: boneless fried chicken breasts, sweet potato fries, and noodle kugel.
    • Plus, tuna has virtually zero saturated fat, which you can't say about red meat or even a breast of chicken.
    • Season remaining three chicken breasts with salt and white pepper.
    1.4 countable/numerable (of jacket, coat) delantera (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) breast pocket bolsillo (masculine) superior ([ de una chaqueta ])
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    • She had half expected him to display the garment in the breast pocket of his jacket.
    • The seven-year-old buried her head in Debbie's pajamas, soaking the breast pocket of her shirt.
    • He stuffed his sunglasses into the breast pocket of his shirt as his eyes searched for her.
    1.5 countable/numerable
    (chimney breast)
    campana (feminine) (de la chimenea)

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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