Spanish-English Dictionary

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a bordo de

aboard, on board

a eso de

at about (time)

a fines de

at the end of

a la española

Spanish style

a menudo

often

a pie

on foot

a plazos

in instllments

a propósito

by the way

a solas

alone

a tiempo

on time

a veces

sometimes

a ver

let's see

abandonar el cuarto

to check out

abarrotes: la tinde de abarrotes

grocery store

la abeja

bee

el/la abogado(a)

lawyer

el abrigo

overcoat

abril

April

abrir

to open

abrocharse

to fasten

abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad

to fasten one's seatbelt

la abuela

grandmother

el abuelo

grandfather

los abuelos

grandparents

abundante

plentiful

aburrido(a)

boring

aburrir

to bore

el abuso

abuse

acabar de

to have just (done something)

la academia

academy (school)

acariciar

to caress

el acceso

access

el accidente

accident

la acción

action

el aceite

oil

aceptar

to accept

la acera

sidewalk

acerca de

about, concerning

acercarse(a)

to approach

acertar (ie)

to guess right

acomodar

to accommodate

el acompañamiento

accommodate

acompañar

to accompany

aconsejar

to advise

acostarse (ue)

to go to bed

el acrílico

acrylic

la actividad

activity

activo(a)

active

el actor

actor

la actriz

actress

la actuación

behavior

actualmente

at the present time

la acuarela

watercolor

acuático(a)/el esquí acuático

water-skiing

acuerdo/ de acuerdo

all right, in agreement, OK

acuñar

to coin, mint

adaptar

to adapt

adecuado(a)

adequate

adelantar

to overtake, pass(car)

adelante

ahead

además

moreover, besides

además de

in addition to

la adicción

addiction

adiós

good-bye

adivinar

to guess

admirar

to admire

admitir

to admit

la adolescencia

adolescence

el/la adolescencte

adolescent, teenager

adónde?

where?

la adoración

adoration

adorar

to adore

adornar

to adorn

el adorno

ornament

la aduana

customs

advertir

to warn

aérea (la línea aérea)

airline

aérobico(a)

aerobic

el aerodeslizador

hydrofoil

el aeropuerto

airport

afeitarse

to shave yourself

la crema de afeitar

shaving cream

aficionado(a)

fond of,

el/la aficionado(a)

sports fan

afortunado(a)

fortunate

africano(a)

African

afroamericano(a)

African American

las afueras

outskirts

la agencia

agency

la agencia de empleos

employment agency

el/la agente

agent

el/la agente de aduana

customs agent

el/la agente de policía

police officer

agosto

August

agradable

pleasant

agregar

to add

agrícola

agricultural

el/la agricultor(a)

farmer

el agua

water

el agua corriente

running water

el agua mineral

mineral water

esquiar en el agua

to water-ski

el aguacate

avocado

el águila

eagle

el agujero

hole

ahorrar

to save

el aire

air

al aire libre

outdoor (adj.)

el aire acondicionado

air conditioning

el ajedrez

chess

el ají

chili pepper

el ajo

garlic

el ajuar de novia

trousseau

ajustar

to adjust

al aire libre

outdoor (adj.)

al bordo de

alongside, (on the banks of the river)

al contrario

on the contrary

al lado de

beside

al máximo

at the most

al principio

at the beginning

alarmarse

to be alarmed

el/la albañil

bricklayer

la alberca

swimming pool

el albergue para jóvenes (juvenil)

youth hostel

el álbum

album

la alcachofa

artichoke

el alcalde

mayor

la alcaldesa

female mayor

la alcadía

city hall

alcanzar

to reach, attain

el alcohol

alcohol

el alcholismo

alcoholisim

alegrarse de

to be glad about

alegre

happy

la alegría

happines

el alemán

German

la alergia

allergy

el álgebra

algebra

algo

something

algo más?

anything else

el algodón

cotton

alguien

someone

algunos(as)

some

el alimento

food

allá

there

allí

there

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