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Spanish translation of “contain”

contain

verb /kənˈtein/
to keep or have inside
contener
This box contains a pair of shoes How much milk does this jug contain?
to control
contenerse
He could hardly contain his excitement.
container noun something made to contain things
recipiente
He brought his lunch in a plastic container.
a very large sealed metal box for carrying goods on a lorry, ship etc
contenedor
The ship carried twenty containers (also adjective) a container ship, a container lorry.
(Definition of contain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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