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puja

puja(
poo
-
hah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (effort)
a. struggle
La puja por el poder culminó con la muerte de uno de los senadores romanos.The struggle for power ended with the death of one of the two Roman senators.
2. (act of bidding)
a. bidding
Se presentaron los cuadros del pintor impresionista y comenzó la puja.The paintings of the impressionist painter were presented, and the bidding began.
3. (offer at an auction)
a. bid
La subasta de la escultura de mármol comenzó con una puja de 120,000 pesos.The auction of the marble sculpture began with a bid of 120,000 pesos.
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puja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (en subasta; acción)
a. bidding
2. (cantidad)
a. bid
3. (lucha)
a. struggle
puja
1 (lucha) struggle
la puja por el control de la empresa the struggle for control of the firm
2 (en una subasta) bidding
todavía no hemos decidido oficialmente participar en la puja por Banesto el consorcio de alimentación Heinz, ha terciado en la puja por hacerse con un paquete de Newspaper Publishing,
puja de salida opening bid
3
sacar de la puja a algn (adelantarse) to get ahead of sb; (sacar de apuro) to get sb out of a jam (familiar)
4 (And) ticking-off (familiar)
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