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tamper

Pronunciation: /ˈtæmpər; ˈtæmpə(r)/

Translation of tamper in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (for tamping down earth, paving stones) pisón (masculine); (for compacting tobacco) [ instrumento para apretar el tabaco en la pipa ]

Phrasal verbs

tamper with

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (meddle with) [engine/controls] tocar*, andar* con [colloquial/familiar]; [lock] tratar de forzar; [document/figures] alterar 1.2 (influence) [jury/witness] sobornar

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