nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 [Música/Music] 1.1 (ritmo) time, meter (especialmente inglés norteamericano/especially American English) marcar/llevar el compás to beat/keep time perder el compás to get out of time, to lose the beat o/or the time se movía al compás de la música she moved in time to o/or she moved to the beat of the music 1.2 (división) measure (inglés norteamericano/American English) bar (inglés británico/British English) compás de dos por cuatro two-four time se oyeron los primeros compases de un tango the opening bars of a tango could be heard
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.