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combination
American English: /ˌkɑmbəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of combination in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (mixture) an interesting color combination o combination of colors
    una interesante combinación de colores
    the two methods work very well in combination
    los dos métodos funcionan muy bien usados en conjunción
    Example sentences
    • The combination of top quality performance and the ambience of the concerts has produced evenings of great enjoyment both musically and socially.
    • He said it was crucial to study the uplands because they had a distinct combination of agriculture, landscape, tourism, plus artistic and cultural inspiration.
    • We've found that your particular combination of qualities is rare - only 2 in 10,000 people share the same general mix of traits.
    Example sentences
    • In combination there is something even beyond, that joins the three in harmony.
    • The twinport petrol engines achieve reductions in fuel consumption by using a variable intake manifold in combination with high rates of exhaust gas recirculation.
    • The therapy involves heated, very smooth stones being rubbed into your back, arms and legs in combination with traditional Swedish massage techniques.
    1.2 countable (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • His final publication was on combinations where he used the notation (m, n) for the combinations of n objects selected from m objects.
    • Mahavira gave special rules for the use of permutations and combinations which was a topic of special interest in Jaina mathematics.
    • Perhaps they're computing permutations of combinations?
  • 2 countable (of lock)
    Example sentences
    • Turning the dial and entering the correct combination, he pulled open the metal safe door and peered inside at the Manila folders it contained.
    • He set the safe on his bed, quickly put in the combination and opened it.
    • It must be a hidden safe, one that will only open if the right combination was dialed on the phone.
  • 3
    also: combinations plural
    (British English) (prenda de ropa interior de una pieza)
  • 4 countable (motorcycle and sidecar)
    (British English)
    moto (feminine) con sidecar
    Example sentences
    • Racing with specially constructed motor cycle and sidecar combinations is a recognised but inherently very dangerous sport.
    • A thought I just had: how much do you hate it when motorbike/sidecar combinations come apart in films and the sidecar carries on on its own, usually ending up in a duck pond or hay stack.
    • They moved at high speed, often with motorcycle combinations, ahead of the panzer divisions, to reconnoitre routes and maintain the momentum of the assault.

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