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campo

Translation of campo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (campiña) See examples: el campo se fue a vivir al campo
    he went to live in the country
    la migración del campo a la ciudad
    migration from the countryside o from rural areas to the cities
    el campo se ve precioso con nieve
    the countryside looks lovely in the snow
    modernizar el campo
    to modernize agriculture
    el campo no se cultiva de manera eficaz
    the land is not worked efficiently
    las faenas del campo
    farm work
    la gente del campo
    country people
    a campo raso
    out in the open
    campo a través or a campo traviesa or a campo través

    Compounds

    campo a través

  • 5 (Andes) (espacio, lugar) See examples: hagan or abran campo
    make room
    siempre le guardo campo
    I always save her a place
Example sentences
  • Con amor propio encasilló a su rival en su campo.
  • Ello garantiza el contacto de los alumnos con profesionales especializados en diversos campos.
  • No es un campo de investigación brillante.

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