Translation of "squat" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /skwɒt/ us /skwɑt/

a building that people are living in without the owner’s permission

vivienda ocupada ilegalmente
verb uk /skwɒt/ us /skwɑt/ present participle squatting, past tense and past participle squatted

also squat down to bend your legs so that you are sitting with your bottom very close to the ground

ponerse de cuclillas, agacharse
He squatted down beside me.

to live in an empty building without the owner’s permission

ocupar ilegalmente una vivienda

(Translation of “squat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /skwot/ (past tense, past participle squatted)

to sit down on the heels or in a crouching position

sentarse en cuclillas
The beggar squatted all day in the market place.

(Translation of “squat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)