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stature

Pronunciation: /ˈstætʃər; ˈstætʃə(r)/

Translation of stature in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (status) talla (feminine) moral stature talla moral a writer of international stature un escritor de talla internacional a person of stature una persona importante or destacada
    Example sentences
    • The Sunday Herald's business section is growing in stature - and broadening its horizons.
    • Manager Gerard Houllier believes Owen is growing in stature in more ways then one.
    • My course was engrossing, and it was taught by lawyers and academics of stature and reputation.
    1.2 (height) [formal] estatura (feminine), talla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Short in stature and built along sturdy lines, his fingers ended in lengthy claws and his canines glinted sharply.
    • Hadn't a clue how to defend himself and despite his height and stature was the smallest person in the school.
    • Colley has the height and physical stature to cause problems in any defence.

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