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Spanish translation of “laurel”

laurel

noun /ˈlorəl/
a type of tree, once used for making wreaths to crown winners of races or competitions etc.
laurel
rest on one’s laurels to depend too much on one’s past successes and therefore make no further effort
dormirse en los laureles
Now that they are champions, the team must try to avoid resting on their laurels.
(Definition of laurel from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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