paz
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paz(
pahs
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (absence of war)
a. peace
Europa disfrutaba de un periodo de paz y prosperidad en 1914.Europe was enjoying a period of peace and prosperity in 1914.
2. (peacefulness)
a. peace
Piérdete en la naturaleza y encuentra la paz.Lose yourself in nature and find peace.
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paz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en general)
a. peace
2. (tranquilidad)
a. peacefulness
dejar a alguien en pazto leave somebody alone o in peace
estar o quedar en pazto be quits
firmar la pazto sign a peace treaty
hacer las pacesto make (it) up
poner paz entreto reconcile, to make peace between
que en paz descansemay he/she rest in peace
y en pazand that's that
paz interiorinner peace
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paz
1 (gen) peace; (tranquilidad) peace and quiet; tranquillity; tranquility; (EEUU)
¡a la paz de Dios! God be with you!; en paz y en guerra in peace and war; in peacetime and wartime; dejar a algn en paz to leave sb alone; leave sb in peace; ¡déjame en paz! leave me alone!; descansar en paz to rest in peace; su madre, que en paz descanse her mother, God rest her soul; estar en paz (gen) to be at peace; to be even; be quits;con with; to be high (muy_familiar); (México) ¡haya paz! stop it!; that's enough!; mantener la paz to keep the peace; perturbar la paz to disturb the peace
no dar paz a la lengua to keep on and on
¡... y en paz!, ¡aquí paz y después gloria! and that's that!; and Bob's your uncle! (familiar)
2 (tratado) peace; peace treaty
la paz de los Pirineos the Peace of the Pyrenees 1659; (1659) firmar paz to sign a peace treaty; hacer las paces (gen) to make peace; to make (it) up; poner paz to make peace
3 (Religión) kiss of peace; sign of peace
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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