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mira
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mira(
mee
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (optical)
a. sight
El cazador tenía la mira del rifle fijada en un ciervo.The hunter fixed the rifle's sight on a deer.
2. (purpose)
a. aim
Se mudó a la gran ciudad con la mira de hacerse estrella.She moved to the big city with the aim of becoming a star.
b. intention
Vamos a tener una reunión con la otra empresa con la mira de finalizar la fusión.We're going to have a meeting with the other company with the intention of finalizing the merger.
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mira
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en instrumento, arma)
a. sight
mira telescópicatelescopic sight
2. (intención, propósito)
a. intention
con miras awith a view to, with the intention of
poner la mira o las miras en algoto set one's sights on something
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mira
1 (Mil) (Técnica) sight
estar con o tener la mira puesta en algo to have one's sights set on sth
[poner] la mira en algo
mira de bombardeo bombsight
mira telescópica telescopic sight
2 (intención) aim; intention
con la mira de hacer algo with the aim of doing sth; con miras a with a view to; llevar una mira interesada to have (only) one's own interests at heart; tener miras sobre algo/algn to have designs on sth/sb
Lerroux tiene grandes miras sobre Espla, en ese respecto. (No le digo cuales: Lerroux me ha dicho que piensa nombrarle embajador en París
3 miras (actitud)
corto de miras narrow-minded
una persona de amplias miras
amplio o ancho de miras (tolerante) broad-minded; de miras estrechas narrow-minded
4
estar a la mira to be on the lookout;de for;
5 (torre) watchtower; (puesto) lookout post
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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