Translation of total in Spanish:
- 1.1 (whole, overall) (before noun/delante del nombre) [amount/number/output] total the total expenditure el total de los gastosExample sentences1.2 (complete) [destruction] total; [failure] rotundo, absoluto he was a total stranger era una persona totalmente desconocida the place was in total chaos reinaba allí el caos más absoluto we would like a total ban on nuclear weapons quisiéramos que se prohibiesen totalmente las armas nucleares a total disregard for the feelings of others un desprecio total or absoluto por lo que puedan sentir los demás the bus was a total wreck el autobús quedó totalmente destrozado it was a total waste of time fue una verdadera pérdida de tiempo
- The cost of the steel and its heat treatment amounts generally to less than a quarter of the total cost of the whole tool.
- You can't predict with any accuracy the total amount of anything that the whole country's going to need.
- The applicants' bill of costs is for a very large amount, with total fees of about $200,000.
- Wilkinson is a desperately complex person, driven by a need for absolute perfection and total control in his life.
- So the claim that there are conservatives who believe in some sort of absolute liberty is a total straw man.
- Now the sort of response that you are offering is in absolute total contrast to everything that we have heard so far.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)
- 2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (wreck) she wasn't hurt, but the car was totaled a ella no le pasó nada, pero el coche quedó totalmente destrozado 2.2 (kill) liquidar [colloquial/familiar]
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