There are 2 translations of purse in Spanish:

purse1

Pronunciation: /pɜːrs; pɜːs/

n

  • 1 1.1 (for money) monedero (m), portamonedas (m) you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear no se le pueden pedir peras al olmo
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    • They escaped with the black bag containing two black leather purses, one with 8p in change and the other a pension card, leaving their victim slightly injured.
    • In a leather purse was a £5 note, some small notes, and a number of shillings and sixpences above the value of £10.
    • Visitors are advised to take their purse or plastic.
    1.2 (funds) fondos (masculine plural) that's beyond my purse no me puedo permitir ese lujo the public purse el erario público
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    • The United Kingdom budgetary cuts will serve to reduce the purse available to the incumbent ministers.
    • Layog was suppressing the people and using all of the money from taxes for their own purses instead of the general good.
    • This huge massed fund was the purse, say the Seagraves, from which the zaibatsu financed Japan's industrial growth after 1946.
    1.3 (prize money) premio (masculine) (en efectivo)
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    • If anything, it was the epic length of the encounter that turned it into some kind of heavyweight contest for a prize purse.
    • Put the right money as a prize purse, and you will have the world competing in your backyard.
    • Davidoff Cool Water will be continuing its support of free-sports over the next few years, through sponsorship funds and prize purses.
  • 2 (handbag) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cartera (feminine) or (Spain/España) bolso (masculine) or (Mexico/México) bolsa (feminine)
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    • Clutch purses and handbags have an elegant, streamlined look, but they're the perfect size to carry all those little necessities.
    • Police are appealing for witnesses after a thief reached over a pensioner's shoulder and grabbed her purse from her handbag.
    • A little further ahead, the strong smell of leather assailed the nostrils and the eyes were greeted with the sight of handbags, purses, wallets, key-chains and stuff like that.

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of purse in Spanish:

purse2

vt

  • to purse one's lips fruncir* la boca
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    • When the jury revealed its verdict on Ingram, he made no response other than pursing his lips and slightly shaking his head.
    • I withdrew, my lips pursing slightly, and I removed my arm from his jumper.
    • There was a pause as Kat stared at him, her lips pursing together slightly.

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.