A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. lee
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
al socaire deunder the protection of
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1 (Náutica) lee
al socaire to leeward
al socaire de algo (al abrigo de) under the protection of sth; (so pretexto de) using sth as an excuse; estar o ponerse al socaire to shirk
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