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wage

Pronunciation: /weɪdʒ/

Translation of wage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to wage war on o against sb hacerle* la guerra a algn to wage a campaign against sth hacer* (una) campaña contra algo to wage war on inflation/crime luchar contra or hacerle* la guerra a la inflación/la delincuencia the struggle is being waged on many fronts la batalla se está librando en varios frentes

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