There are 3 translations of minus in Spanish:

minus1

Pronunciation: /ˈmaɪnəs/

n (pl -nuses or , -nusses)

  • 1.1 (sign) signo (m) de menos, menos (m)
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    • Specifying a plus or minus before a number allows relative positioning.
    • A minus in front of a number indicates an outflow of funds.
    1.2 (disadvantage, deficiency) [colloquial/familiar] desventaja (f), contra (m)
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    • The two surveys have different pluses and minuses and, in my analysis of the labor market, I give weight to both.
    • As Els has pointed out, doing what he is currently doing has no minuses and many positives for all concerned.
    • The discrepancy stems, in part, from the different methodologies - both of which have their pluses and minuses, researchers say.

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There are 3 translations of minus in Spanish:

minus2

adj

  • 1.1 (disadvantageous) [colloquial/familiar] (before n) [factor] negativo, en contra on the minus side, it only has two bedrooms un factor negativo or en contra es que solo tiene dos dormitorios 1.2 (negative) (before n) [number/ion] negativo -3 (léase: minus three) -3 (read as: menos tres)
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    • This brings Limerick West fractionally above the minus five per cent limit.
    • Zero and minus one John Dillon Street, are the unusual addresses for the pair of semi-detached town houses, both a modest 1,200 sq ft.
    • So why can't we devise a mathematical system that allows two plus two to equal seventeen, ten to equal zero and the square root of two to equal minus three?
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    • What texts don't usually tell you is that charges both plus and minus attract uncharged things.
    • A quark has an electric charge of plus or minus one-third or plus or minus two-thirds; so when two are combined they add up to plus one, minus one, or zero.
    1.3 [Educ] A- (léase: A minus)calificación entre A y B, más alta que B+
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    • In fact, all the minus grades (A-, B-, C-) had relatively low graduation rates.
    • Emergency medical care in the USA rates a C-minus, with hospitals increasingly facing overcrowding, a lack of financial support and a growing number of uninsured patients.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of minus in Spanish:

minus3

prep

  • 1.1 menos 3 - 1 = 2 (léase: three minus one equals two) 3 - 1 = 2 (read as: tres menos uno es igual a dos) 1.2 (without, missing) [colloquial/familiar] sin he went home minus two teeth volvió a casa sin dos dientes or con dos dientes de menos

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.