There are 3 translations of front in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /frʌnt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of building) frente (m), fachada (f); (of dress) delantera (f) the skirt fastens at the front la falda se abrocha por delante or (esp AmL) por adelante
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    • Modesty panels of chiffon, where none might have existed before were seen on bodice fronts.
    • Try something unexpected like a blouse with a frilled front or lace cuffs under a plain sweater or a tailored jacket.
    • Back the garment fronts and back with tear-away stabilizer.
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    • The translucency of it is striking, something not usually perceived in marble counter tops or building fronts.
    • The gable front, frame building has a single entrance and a small loft door.
    • The family would use the front door below the great portico on the west front.
    1.2 (forward part) frente (m), parte (f) delantera or de delante or (esp AmL) de adelante you sit in the front tú siéntate delante or (esp AmL) adelante he was called to the front of the class lo hicieron pasar al frente de la clase front and center (AmE) [Mil] ¡al frente!
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    • I like those kinds of views, where the front of something looks so large while the rest of it disappears into the background.
    • That excerpt is written on the front of the book, it really grabbed my attention and fired my imagination.
    • Sometimes, I actually tore out the blank pages at the front of books to draw on.
  • 2 (in phrases) in front (as adv) delante, adelante (esp AmL) Midnight Orchid is out in front Midnight Orchid va en cabeza or lleva la delantera in front of sb/sth delante or (esp AmL) adelante de algn/algo (facing) enfrente de algn/algo he sat right in front of her se sentó delante or (esp AmL) adelante de ella it's right in front of your nose! ¡lo tienes delante de las narices! we've got a big task in front of us tenemos una gran tarea por delante out front the people out front la gente de delante or (esp AmL) de adelante she was out front from the start (AmE) [Sport] llevó la delantera or fue en cabeza desde el principio
  • 3 3.1 [Mil] frente (m) the Western front el frente occidental they were attacked on all fronts los atacaron por todos los frentes progress was made on all fronts hubo avances en todos los frentes there is good news on the job front hay noticias alentadoras en el plano laboral 3.2 [Pol] frente (m) popular front frente popular
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    • The political failure to create a national liberation front is the Achilles heel of the resistance.
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    • Kerensky cabled the front for additional armed forces but he hoped he would not have to use them.
    • By the end of July, the forces of the three fronts outflanked the Orel force grouping of the enemy in the north, east and south.
    • The ravaging of the Palatinate at the start of the League of Augsburg war was intended to deny the area to enemy armies, limiting the number of fronts Louis's armies had to cover.
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    • Committing reserve fronts to battle was the prerogative of the SHC Hq.
    • In many instances, the assigning of troops to reserve fronts called for drastically new methods of their commitment to battle and disposition.
    • Hitler was keen for victory here, since it would enable him to destroy two Russian fronts in one battle.
  • 4 4.1 (outward show) fachada (f) his friendliness is just a front su simpatía no es más que una fachada 4.2 (for illegal activity) pantalla (f)
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    • The whole wizard thing is just a front for his illegal drug selling activities.
    • The court heard how the former school governor also used a face-painting business on Bridlington pier as a front for his activities.
    • She discovers that the magazine is a front for the organization, and decided to go undercover.
    4.3 (nominal leader) (AmE) he was just the front of the organization era solo la cabeza visible de la organización
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    • Sporting a brave front, he put on his battle gear: a worn-out helmet, its straps in tatters.
    • Amy seems uncomfortable under his gaze, but she finally puts up a brave front.
    • She tried so hard, she did everything she could to put on a brave front, but she thought Mom was going to die.
  • 5 [Meteo] frente (m) a cold/warm front un frente frío/cálido
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    • If the front moves across a surface with a warmer temperature than the lower parts of the air mass, then the front will become unstable.
    • Convergence is where the movement of a front lifts a mass of air that is in its path.
    • The areas where these two masses of air meet are known as polar fronts.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of front in Spanish:

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adj

  • 1 (at front) [seat/wheel/leg] delantero, de delante or (esp AmL) de adelante the front cover la portada the front door la puerta de (la) calle the front yard o (BrE) garden el jardín del frente a seat in the front row, a front-row seat un asiento en primera fila see alsofront bench, front page etc
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    • This caused the living room to collapse into the cellar and left the front garden covered in rubble.
    • The solution was found when Mick noticed the cast iron water meter cover in the front garden.
    • A white police tent yesterday covered the front garden of the house as forensic tests were carried out.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of front in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 (present, head) [campaign] dirigir*; [group] liderar; [show] presentar
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    • New executive chairman Simon Burke, who fronted the group of private investors that made up the Select consortium, took over the reins yesterday.
    • Debbie, a biker of 15 years' experience, fronts a group of more than 50 members which look to defend biker interests and comment on any new government legislation.
    • All Mesnel's franchised stores - and as well as the UK and France, they are expanding into Australia, New Zealand, Spain and the Middle East - are fronted by a prominent local rugby player.
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    • Kelly Brook is a presenter who has fronted programmes on MTV.
    • Presenter Brian Morton, who fronts Radio Scotland's nightly arts programme, The Brian Morton Show, is to leave the station.
    • Graham's used to fronting his own television programme and has had audiences in stitches with his live stand-up, but can he cut it live on BBC ONE, or will he be just a little bit scared?
  • 2 [Const] [wall] revestir*; [building] revestir* la fachada de

vi

  • 1 (face) [building/window/room] dar* a the room fronts south/onto the street la habitación da al sur or está orientada al sur/da a la calle
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    • Between this and the canal we discovered warehouses, mausolea and other buildings that fronted on to the road.
    • The scheme would include ground floor shops, including a food store, on land fronting Bury New Road and Stanley Road, meaning Roma's and the Church pub would be demolished.
    • The new building will front Bolton Road and around 70 extra parking spaces will be created near Malvern Grove.
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    • Husband and wife walked till they had reached the house they were in search of, which stood in a terrace facing the sea, and was fronted by a small garden of windproof and salt-proof evergreens, stone steps leading up to the porch.
    • I was delighted to see some beautiful butterflies on flowering shrubs in the gardens fronting a busy, air-polluted road in Penge.
    • An Easter opening is planned for the new visitor centre, which is built in the ruined shell of a 17th century seat of the Cholmley family and fronted by cobbled garden courts.
  • 2 (act as cover) servir* de pantalla
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    • Yep, the same bloke who fronted for James Hardie and conned the NSW Government into running dead on the Hardie lurk in avoiding its asbestos claims in 2001, is a News representative.
    • He fronted for them by taking their cheques, depositing them and then writing personal checks that he gave to Encounter, an anti-communist liberal literary publication.
    • It was a dingy bar that fronted for a whore house.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.