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pit

noun /pit/
a large hole in the ground
hoyo, foso, fosa
The campers dug a pit for their rubbish.
a place from which minerals are dug, especially a coal-mine
mina, pozo
a chalk-pit He works at/down the pit.
a place beside a motor race track for repairing and refuelling racing cars
boxes
The leading car has gone into the pit(s).
pitfall noun a possible danger
dificultad, escollo
She has managed to avoid most of the pitfalls of life.
(Definition of pit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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