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sweetener

sweetener(
swid
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el endulzante
(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).
(M)
What are you going to use as a sweetener if you can't eat sugar?¿Qué vas a usar como endulzante si no puedes comer azúcar?
b. el edulcorante
(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).
(M)
(artificial)
The drinks Alan buys are full of artificial sweeteners.Las bebidas que compra Alan están llenas de edulcorantes artificiales.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(inducement)
a. el aliciente
(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).
(M)
The owner let me keep the furniture as a sweetener because she wanted a quick sale.Como aliciente, la dueña aceptó que me quedara con los muebles porque quería vender la casa rápido.
b. el incentivo
(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).
(M)
The tax breaks are a sweetener to get companies to relocate here.Las reducciones de impuestos son un incentivo para conseguir que las empresas se trasladen aquí.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bribe)
a. el soborno
(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).
(M)
He was paid a substantial sweetener to award the contract to a specific company.Le pagaron un cuantioso soborno para que adjudicara el contrato a una empresa específica.
b. la coima
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They routinely offered sweeteners to government officials to get around the regulations.Rutinariamente ofrecieron coimas a los funcionarios de gobierno para eludir el cumplimiento de los reglamentos.
c. la mordida
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The CEO was forced to come clean about sweeteners he had received to make sure the sale went through.El presidente ejecutivo se vio obligado a confesar que había recibido mordidas para garantizar que se llevara a cabo la venta.
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sweetener
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in food)
a. el edulcorante
(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).
(M)
2. (colloquial)
a. la propina
(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).
(F)
(bribe)
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sweetener [ˈswiːtnəʳ]
noun
1 (Cookery) dulcificante (m); (artificial) edulcorante (m)
2 (incentive) incentivo (m)
he thought Johnson would be motivated to sell. To make certain, he threw in a sweetener. He had no plans to remain chief until sixty-five, so he told Johnson he planned to retire in two or three years, and hinted strongly that Johnson would get first crack at replacing him His release was seen as a sweetener to encourage London to soften its stand towards both Iran and Syria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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