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See the entry forsupporting.
Present participleconjugation ofsupport.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (film, theater, television)
a. secundario
The actor spent years playing supporting roles in low-budget films before becoming the famous star he is today.El actor pasó años haciendo papeles secundarios en películas de bajo presupuesto antes de convertirse en la estrella que es hoy.
You're earning less than Ana for the film because you're only playing a supporting role.Ganas menos que Ana por la película porque solo haces un papel secundario.
b. de reparto
Who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress?¿Quién fue la ganadora del premio Óscar a la mejor actriz de reparto?
2. (architecture)
a. de carga
One of the supporting beams broke and the roof caved in.Una de las vigas de carga se rompió y el techo se desplomó.
3. (music and theater)
a. telonero
The supporting act warmed up the crowd before the headliner started his set.El número telonero animó al público antes de que el artista principal empezara su actuación.
4. (corroborative)
a. acreditativo
We cannot accept your thesis because you have not provided a bibliography or list of supporting documents.No podemos aceptar tu tesis porque no has proporcionado ni una bibliografía ni una lista de documentos acreditativos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
supporting bandteloneros mpl
2. (cinema)
supporting filmpelícula de acompañamiento
3. (cinema and theater)
supporting castactores de reparto or secundarios
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supporting [səˈpɔːtɪŋ]
1 [+documents] acreditativo
there is no supporting evidence for this theory no hay pruebas que confirmen esta teoría
2 (Teat) [+role, cast] secundario; [+actor] secundario; de reparto
supporting feature (n) (Cine) cortometraje (m)
supporting wall (n) pared (f) maestra
The explosion blasted out the external supporting [wall]
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