jura

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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
jura(
hoo
-
rah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (solemn promise)
a. oath
Mi hermano está en el ejército. Me dio orgullo verlo en la jura de la bandera.My brother is in the army. I was proud to see him take the oath of allegiance.
b. pledge
El alcalde electo dio un discurso emotivo luego de su jura.The elected mayor delivered an emotional speech after his pledge.
2. (ceremony)
a. swearing in
La jura de los nuevos diputados se realizará en el Congreso.The swearing in of the new representatives will be held in the Capitol building.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(police officer)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El jura me puso las esposas y me llevó a la comisaría.The cop handcuffed me and took me to the police station.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(police force)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cops
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La jura arrestó a los fanáticos que estaban tomando alcohol en el estadio.The cops arrested the fans who were drinking alcohol in the stadium.
b. fuzz
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Now that we've got the money, let's get out of here before the fuzz show up.Ahora que tenemos el dinero, vámonos antes de que llegue la jura.
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jura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (promesa solemne)
a. oath
2. (de un cargo)
a. swearing in
3. (military)
a.
jura de banderaoath of allegiance to the flag
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jura
(juramento) oath; pledge
jura de (la) bandera (taking the) oath of loyalty o allegiance
jura
(Centroamérica) (Caribe) cop (familiar)
la jura the cops (familiar)
plural
; (p)
the fuzz (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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