vest

vest(
vehst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sleeveless outerwear)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el chaleco
(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 wore a vest over his shirt.Llevaba un chaleco sobre su camisa.
2. (sleeveless undershirt) (United Kingdom)
a. la camiseta
(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)
I saw a bloke wearing nothing but a dirty grey vest.Vi un tipo que llevaba nada más que una sucia camiseta gris.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to confer rights or powers)
a. conferir
Officer Díaz, I hereby vest you with the authority to enforce the laws of this county.Oficial Díaz, por este medio le confiero la autoridad para hacer cumplir las leyes de este condado.
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vest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (undershirt) (United Kingdom)
a. la camiseta de tirantes or
(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)
b. breteles
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (waistcoat)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el chaleco
(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)
vest [vest]
noun
1 (Britain) (undergarment) camiseta (f)
2 (US) (waistcoat) chaleco (m)
modifier
vest pocket (n) (US) bolsillo (m) del chaleco
vest [vest]
transitive verb
to vest sb with sth investir a algn de algo; to vest rights/authority in sb conferir or conceder derechos/autoridad a algn; by the authority vested in me en virtud de la autoridad que se me ha concedido; to vest property in sb ceder una propiedad a algn; hacer a algn titular de una propiedad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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