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Translation of "may" - English-Spanish dictionary

may

/mei/ ( negative short form mayn’t /ˈmeiənt/)
to have the permission to poder You may go home now. used to express a possibility in the present or future poder, ser posible He may be here, I don’t know. used to express a wish ojalá May you live a long and happy life. may as well might as well. más vale que may have used to express a possibility in the past es posible que He may have been here, but we cannot be sure.
(Definition of may from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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