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Spanish translation of “main”

main

adjective /mein/
chief, principal or most important the main purpose the main character in the story. mainly adverb more (of) the thing mentioned than anything else; mostly or largely
principalmente, sobre todo, en su mayoría
This skirt is mainly dark grey.
mainframe noun (computing) a large powerful computer that can be used by a lot of people at the same time and is capable of carry out complicated calculations.
ordenador central
mainland noun a large piece of land as compared with neighbouring/neighboring islands
continente, tierra firme
Britain is not part of the mainland of Europe (also adjective) mainland Greece.
main line noun an important railway/railroad line between two cities.
línea magistral
mainspring noun the chief spring, especially the spring that causes the wheels to move in a watch or clock.
muelle real
mainstream noun the chief direction or trend of a system of theories, developments etc
corriente principal
The song catapulted her into the mainstream.
(Definition of main from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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