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cutthroat

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌtθrəʊt/

Translation of cutthroat in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (murderer) [literary/literario] degollador, (masculine, feminine), asesino, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • And of course the fact that there are elections in the offing would have absolutely nothing to do with the timing of Michael's pronouncements that the group is a bunch of murderers, gangsters, cut-throats and crooks.
    • Yet he ‘and his crew of financial cut-throats can loot the bank and rob 1260 depositors and you can send him to the penitentiary for only three years.’
    • With his crew of cut-throats, Sinbad attacked defenceless merchant ships and did what pirates do, thankfully omitted here because this is a U-certificate cartoon from DreamWorks.
    1.2cutthroat (razor) (British English/inglés británico) navaja (feminine)

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