clinch

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clinch(
klihnch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(embrace)
a. el abrazo
(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)
Melissa longed for the clinch of her long-lost lover.Melissa anhelaba el abrazo de su amante al que había perdido hacía mucho tiempo.
b. el achuchón
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I will always remember that fond clinch that we shared.Siempre me acordaré de ese achuchón cariñoso que compartimos.
2. (boxing)
a. el clinch
(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)
Once they were in the clinch, the battered fighter had a chance to rest for a moment.Una vez que estaban en el clinch, el boxeador maltrecho tuvo un momento para descansar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to settle)
a. cerrar
The salesperson who clinches the first deal will receive a $500 bonus.El vendedor que cierre el primer trato recibirá una bonificación de $500.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to embrace each other)
a. abrazarse (reciprocal verb)
Boxers clinch to protect themselves from the punches.Los boxeadores se abrazan para protegerse de los golpes.
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clinch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of lovers, fighters)
a. el abrazo
(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)
they were in a clinchestaban abrazados
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (settle; deal)
a. cerrar
3. (argument)
a. zanjar
that clinches it!¡eso lo resuelve del todo!
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clinch [klɪntʃ]
noun
1 (Boxing) clinch (m)
2 (embrace) abrazo (m)
in a clinch abrazados; agarrados; (LAm) to go into a clinch abrazarse; agarrarse; (LAm)
transitive verb
1 (secure) afianzar; [+nail] remachar; roblar
2 (settle decisively) [+deal] cerrar; firmar; [+argument] remachar; terminar; [+agreement] cerrar
to clinch matters para acabar de remacharlo; that clinches it está decidido; ni una palabra más
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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