prórroga
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prórroga(
proh
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rroh
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gah
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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. (extended deadline)
a. extension
Pedí una prórroga para entregar el trabajo porque no me daba tiempo.I asked for an extension to hand in the work because I didn't have enough time.
2. (postponement)
a. deferral
EL juez rechazó una prórroga en la ejecución del detenido.The judge refused a deferral of the prisoner's execution.
b. deferment (military)
Concedieron una prórroga al soldado hasta que se recuperara de la enfermedad.The soldier was given a deferment until he recovered from his illness.
3. (sports)
a. overtime
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El partido terminó en empate, lo que dio lugar a la prórroga.The game was tied so it went into overtime.
b. extra time (United Kingdom)
El equipo ganó el partido al marcar dos goles en la prórroga.The team won the match when they scored two goals in extra time.
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prórroga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de plazo, tiempo)
a. extension
2. (de estudios, servicio militar)
a. deferment
3. (en deporte)
a. extra time (United Kingdom)
b. overtime
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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prórroga
(plazo extra) extension; (Dep) extra time; (Mil) deferment; (Jur) stay (of execution); respite;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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