outlaw
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person outside the law)
a. el bandido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bandida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Newspaper coverage of his criminal exploits made Jesse James the most famous outlaw in the Wild West.Reportes de prensa acerca de sus hazañas criminales hicieron de Jesse James el bandido más famoso del lejano oeste.
The posse was on the trail of an outlaw who had a price on her head.La partida seguía la pista de una bandida que tenía precio por su cabeza.
b. el bandolero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bandolera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He made a movie about the mythical outlaw and Highland chief, Rob Roy.Hizo una película sobre el mítico bandolero y líder de las Tierras Altas, Rob Roy.
c. el forajido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la forajida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hills were a refuge for outlaws and bandits who preyed on passing travellers.Los cerros eran el escondite de los forajidos y bandidos que se aprovechaban de los viajeros que pasaban por allí.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to ban)
a. prohibir
The Equal Pay Act outlaws sexual discrimination against women in relation to wages.La ley de la igualdad salarial prohíbe la discriminación sexual contra la mujer con relación a los sueldos.
b. proscribir
People are calling for the election to be declared null and void, and for the party guilty of fraud to be outlawed.La gente está pidiendo que se anule la elección y que se proscriba al partido culpable de fraude.
c. declarar ilegal
The new government passed a measure outlawing strikes.El nuevo gobierno aprobó una medida que declara ilegales las huelgas.
d. ilegalizar
We will outlaw the drug unless its maker can guarantee that it is not harmful.Vamos a ilegalizar el medicamento a menos que el fabricante pueda garantizar que no es dañiño.
e. declarar fuera de la ley (person)
We believe that hackers should be outlawed.Nosotros creemos que se debe declarar fuera de la ley a los hackers.
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outlaw
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el proscrito(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la proscrito(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (custom)
a. prohibir
3. (person)
a. proscribir
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outlaw [ˈaʊtlɔː]
noun
(fugitive) prófugoaprófuga (m) (f);a prófuga fugitivoafugitiva (m) (f);a fugitiva (bandit) bandidoabandida (m) (f);a bandida matreroamatrera (m) (f);a matrera (And) (S. Cone) (in Westerns) forajidoaforajida (m) (f);a forajida
transitive verb
proscribir; [+drug etc] ilegalizar; [+practice etc] declarar ilegal;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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