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Translation of "spare" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /speə/
to manage without prescindir, pasar sin No-one can be spared from this office.
to afford or set aside for a purpose disponer de I can’t spare the time for a holiday.
to treat with mercy; to avoid injuring etc perdonar ’Spare us!’ they begged.
to avoid causing grief, trouble etc to (a person) evitar Break the news gently in order to spare her as much as possible.
to avoid using, spending etc escatimar He spared no expense in his desire to help us.
to avoid troubling (a person with something); to save (a person trouble etc) evitar I answered the letter myself in order to spare you the bother.
sparing adjective
careful or economical frugal, económico Try to be sparing with the saffron as it is a very expensive ingredient.
sparingly adverb
frugalmente, económicamente Sparingly, add sugar to the mixture.
spare part noun
a part for a machine etc , used to replace an identical part if it breaks etc. pieza de repuesto, pieza de recambio
spare rib noun
a rib of pork with only a small amount of meat left on it. costilla de cerdo
(and) to spare
in greater supply or quantity than is needed; extra de sobra I’ll go to an exhibition if I have time to spare I have enough food and to spare.
(Definition of spare from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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