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Spanish translation of “clap”

clap

verb /klӕp/ (past tense, past participle clapped)
to strike the palms of the hands together eg to show approval, to mark a rhythm, or to gain attention etc
aplaudir
When the singer appeared, the audience started to clap loudly They clapped the speech enthusiastically Clap your hands in time to the music.
to strike (someone) with the palm of the hand, often in a friendly way
dar una palmada a
Frank clapped him on the back and congratulated him.
to put suddenly (into prison, chains etc)
encarcelar; meter
They clapped him in jail.
(Definition of clap from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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