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Translation of cancha in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] (desenvoltura) es un político con mucha cancha he is a politician with a great deal of presence es inteligente pero le falta cancha she's intelligent but she lacks self-confidence tiene mucha cancha con los niños she's very good with children o/or [familiar/colloquial] she has a real way with kids

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