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Translation of descansar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 3 (apoyarse) descansar en orsobre algo [techo/bóveda] to rest on o/or upon sth [teoría] to rest o/or hinge on sth

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1.1descansar la vista to rest one's eyes, to give one's eyes a rest cambia de actividad para descansar la mente do something else to give your mind a break o/or rest 1.2 [Militar/Military] ¡descansen armas! order arms!

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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.