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stripe

Pronunciation: /straɪp/

Translation of stripe in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (narrow band) raya (feminine), lista (feminine) a white shirt with blue stripes una camisa blanca con rayas or listas azules
    Example sentences
    • I bought a black sleeveless Lycra shirt with yellow and white diagonal stripes across the chest.
    • A short-sleeved turquoise T-shirt with horizontal white stripes was found near her body.
    • I asked this young woman dressed in a black blouse and black skirt both of which had white pin stripes.
    1.2 [Military/Militar] galón (masculine) to get/lose one's stripes ser* ascendido/degradado
    Example sentences
    • The epaulettes on the choker tunic of his black naval uniform bore the four stripes of his rank.
    • He was being so proud in his uniform, showing the stripes of his rank and smiling that smile.
    • Rifle squad leaders and weapon platoon section heads donned staff sergeant stripes.
  • 2 (type) people of all political stripes gente de todas las tendencias (políticas) two women of similar stripe dos mujeres del mismo corte or tipo

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