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cuño
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cuño(
koo
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nyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (imprint)
a. stamp
El cuño hallado en los archivos data del siglo XV.The stamp found on the files dates back to the 15th century.
b. mark
La secta tenía un cuño muy distintivo que utilizaba para distinguir todos sus documentos.The sect had a very distinctive mark which it used to distinguish all their documents.
2.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(press)
a. die
El cuño para sellar las medallas tenía un escudo labrado.The die used to seal medals had an embossed shield on it.
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cuño
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (troquel)
a. die
2. (sello, impresión)
a. stamp
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser de nuevo cuñoto be a new coinage
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cuño
1 (Técnica) die-stamp
de nuevo cuño [+palabra] newly-coined; [+persona] new-fledged
2 (sello) stamp; mark
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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