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Spanish translation of “lean”

lean

verb /liːn/ (past tense, past participles leant /lent/, leaned)
to slope over to one side; not to be upright
inclinarse
The lamp-post was leaning to one side.
to rest (against, on)
apoyarse en/contra
She leaned the ladder against the wall Don’t lean your elbows on the table He leant on the gate.
leaning noun a liking or preference
inclinación
She has a leaning towards the arts.
(Definition of lean from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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