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queen

Pronunciation: /kwiːn/

Translation of queen in Spanish:

noun/nombre

Queen's Speech
  • 1 1.1 (monarch) reina (feminine) Queen Elizabeth la reina Isabel she was queen to Charles III era la esposa del rey Carlos III
    Example sentences
    • She became a queen and gave birth to a future queen, and in the process became beloved by the British people.
    • Only 30% favour having a king or queen who inherits the position for life.
    • In the 1840s, the Ardverikie Estate was leased by the Duke of Abercorn, a senior aide to Prince Albert, the queen's husband.
    1.2 (in beauty contest) reina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Jill's post about this, and her analogy to the unpopular girl winning homecoming queen, made me want to go and vote.
    • Two vintage cars, owned by Mr Mchugh, carried the carnival queen and the mayor.
    • Leanne has had her heart set on becoming the carnival queen for a number of years and was really delighted.
    1.3 (leading example) reina (feminine) the queen of roses la reina de las rosas
    Example sentences
    • Sunday was family day and the best-dressed lady was selected from the many queens of fashion that paraded the latest styles throughout the course.
    • In the studio the Eastenders cast will get makeovers from fashion queens Trinny and Susannah as part of a What Not To Wear special.
    • Also, since you've been called the queen of fantasy romance, i could use any pointers you have!
    1.4 [Zoology/Zoología] reina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We present data on reproductive partitioning among queens in the ant Leptothorax rugatulus with special emphasis on relatedness and body size.
    • Mound densities were 33 percent less in sites with the parasitic ant, and the number of fire ant queens was 47 percent less in parasitized colonies.
    • But in an unusual role reversal, paper wasp queens beg their young for a meal.
    Example sentences
    • Mousers left their prey, elder toms left their warm places by the fire, kittens left their meals, queens grabbed a kitten from their nest, and they all ran to the woods.
  • 2 (in chess, cards) reina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As far as movement, he's as versatile as the queen piece on a chess board.
    • On move 20, the two players liquidated their queens and after swapping pieces in the next 10 moves, they were almost in a balanced position.
    • After the queens came off on move 40, Korchnoi was left with 6 pawns to Galliamova's knight and 2 soldiers.
    Example sentences
    • You should generally try to avoid playing aces, kings, queens and jacks except when capturing or building with them.
    • A Kirby is often used when a player has many trumps, or cards above the value of queens (kings and Aces).
    • The object is to take tricks containing aces, 10s, kings, queens and jacks.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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