magaña
magaña(
mah
-
gah
-
nyah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cunning artifice)
a. stratagem
El delincuente urdió una compleja magaña para no ser descubierto.The criminal devised a complex stratagem so as not to be found out.
2. (defect)
a. flaw
Si existía una magaña, podría provocar la explosión del cañón.If there was a flaw, it could cause the cannon to explode.
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