Translation of freno in English:

freno

m

  • 3 (contención) hay que poner freno a estos abusos we must curb these abuses esto supondría un freno al desarrollo del programa this would slow the program down o hold the program back si no ponen freno al excesivo gasto público if they do not put a brake on o curb o check excessive public spending

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.