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proving ground
American English: /ˈpruvɪŋ ˌɡraʊnd/

Translation of proving ground in Spanish:


  • terreno (masculine) de pruebas
    provincial journalism was her proving ground
    hizo sus primeras armas en periódicos de provincia

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