amañado
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (manipulated)
a. rigged (event, results)
Muchos en el partido opositor sospechan que las elecciones estaban amañadas.Many members of the opposition party suspect the election was rigged.
b. fixed (event, results)
El viejo promotor de boxeo había ganado mucho dinero con peleas amañadas.The old boxing promoter had made a lot of money from fixed fights.
c. doctored (document, results)
Levy consiguió pasar la frontera austriaca con un pasaporte amañado.Levy managed to cross the Austrian border with a doctored passport.
d. fake (document, results)
Acusan al científico de llevar a cabo experimentos amañados.The scientist is accused of conducting fake experiments.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(dexterous)
a. skillful
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Candela es muy amañada para el bricolaje.Candela is very skillful at DIY.
b. skilful (United Kingdom)
Ese roto te lo puede arreglar Carlos, que es muy amañado cosiendo.Carlos can fix that hole for you; he's very skilful at sewing.
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amañado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (elecciones, resultado)
a. rigged
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
amañado
adjective
1 (falso) fake; faked
2 (diestro) skilful; skillful; (EEUU) clever
3 [+resultado, pelea] fixed; rigged
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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