Translation of "stint" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /stɪnt/ us

a fixed or limited period of time spent doing a particular job or activity

período, experiencia
He has just finished a stint of compulsory military service.
Perhaps her most productive period was her five-year stint as a foreign correspondent in New York.
verb uk /stɪnt/ us

to provide, take, or use only a small amount of something

escatimar, privar
The bride’s parents did not stint on the champagne – there was plenty for everyone.
Don’t stint yourself – take another slice of cake.
→ See also unstinting

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