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Spanish translation of “cleave”

cleave

verb /kliːv/ (past tense cleft /kleft/, cleaved, clove /klouv/, past participles cleft, cloven /ˈklouvn/)
( literary , old-fashioned ) to split or divide
partir
The killer had cleaved her skull nearly in two.
cleavage /-vidʒ/ noun ( formal ) the act of splitting ; a split
división
the social cleavage between urban and rural residents .
the split between a woman’s breasts
escote
She was wearing a low-cut dress that revealed a lot of cleavage.
cleaver noun a butcher’s knife
cuchillo de carnicero
a meat cleaver.
cloven hoof noun ( cleft hoof) a hoof , like those of cows , sheep etc, which has a split up the centre
pezuña partida
In Christian mythology , the devil has a cloven hoof .
(Definition of cleave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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