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crianza
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crianza(
kryahn
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (husbandry)
a. raising
Hay miles de hectáreas dedicadas a la crianza de reses.There are thousands of hectares devoted to raising cattle.
b. rearing
Se enfocan en la crianza de conejos en la Granja de Tonalá.They focus on rearing rabbits at Tonala Farm.
c. breeding
Hemos apartado un gran trozo del mar como una reserva para la crianza de ballenas jorobadas.We have set aside a large chunk of the sea as a reserve for humpback whale breeding.
2. (raising of a child)
a. upbringing
Verónica habla bien de la crianza que le dieron en el albergue.Veronica speaks well of the upbringing she received at the shelter.
3. (manners)
a. breeding
Leroy debe su crianza a sus estudios en las mejores escuelas de Europa.Leroy's breeding is the result of studying in the best schools in Europe
4. (feeding)
a. breastfeeding
El Dr. Sears lleva 35 años estudiando los beneficios de la crianza natural para el lactante.Dr. Sears has spent 35 years studying the benefits of breastfeeding for infants.
b. nursing
Más empresas cada día reconocen el valor de ofrecer un espacio para la crianza en el trabajo.More companies every day are recognizing the value of offering a space for nursing at work.
c. lactation
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La doctora dio un discurso en la conferencia sobre la crianza humana.The doctor gave a speech on human lactation at the conference.
5. (culinary)
a. aging
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La crianza de algunos vinos no siempre significa que la calidad y el sabor mejoren.The aging of some wines will not necessarily improve their quality and taste.
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crianza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de bebé)
a. nursing, breastfeeding
2. (de animales)
a. breeding, rearing
3. (del vino)
a. vintage
vino de crianzavintage wine
4. (educación)
a. breeding
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crianza
1 (Agr) (actividad) rearing; (para la reproducción) breeding;
2 (Med) lactation
3 [de vinos] vintage
vinos de crianza vintage wines
4 (educación) breeding
mala crianza lack of breeding; sin crianza ill-bred
Quality Spanish wine is often graded Crianza, Reserva or Gran Reserva according to the length of bottle-ageing and barrel-ageing it has undergone. Crianza wines are in their third year, reds having spent at least twelve months in cask and whites six.
note See culture box in entry reserva.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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