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triunfo
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triunfo(
tryoom
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foh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (conquest)
a. triumph
El actor vuelve a España tras su triunfo en los premios Oscar.The actor is returning to Spain after his triumph at the Oscars.
b. victory
El triunfo del partido ecologista fue arrollador.The green party's victory was a resounding one.
c. win
Hoy el tenista obtuvo su primer triunfo en Wimbledon.Today the tennis player had his first win at Wimbledon.
2. (achievement)
a. triumph
Sacar el negocio adelante fue todo un triunfo.Getting the business off the ground was a real triumph.
b. success
"I Love Lucy" fue uno de los mayores triunfos televisivos de Desi Arnaz."I Love Lucy" was one of Desi Arnaz's greatest TV successes.
3. (card games)
a. trump
Pues se puede echar cualquier carta, sea triunfo o no.So you can play any card, whether or not it's a trump.
4. (Argentinian folk dance)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. triunfo
¿Me enseñas a bailar el triunfo?Will you teach me to dance the triunfo?
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triunfo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (victoria)
a. triumph
2. (en encuentro, elecciones)
a. victory, win
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
le costó un triunfo hacerloit was a great effort for him to do it
4. (en juegos de naipes)
a. trump
sin triunfono trump
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triunfo
1 (victoria) win; victory; (éxito) victory; success
fue el sexto triunfo consecutivo del equipo it was the team's sixth consecutive win o victory; ha sido un verdadero triunfo it has been a real triumph o victory; adjudicarse el triunfo to win
costar un triunfo to be a huge effort
sacarme la carrera me ha costado un triunfo getting a degree has been a huge effort
2 (Naipes) trump
seis sin triunfos six no-trumps; palo del triunfo trump suit
tener todos los triunfos en la mano to hold all the trump-cards
3 (trofeo) trophy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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