libra

f.
1 pound (unidad de peso, moneda).
libra esterlina pound sterling
2 Libra.
f. & m.
Libran (person). (peninsular Spanish)
m.
Libra (zodiaco).
ser libra to be (a) Libra (peninsular Spanish)
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: librar.
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libra
nombre femenino
1 (moneda, medida) pound
2 argot (antiguamente) a hundred pesetas
3 Libra (pl Libra) (signo zodiacal) Libra
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FRASEOLOGÍA
libra esterlina pound sterling
libra irlandesa Irish pound, punt
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noun f.
pound
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SF (Astron, Astrol) Libra

es de Libra — LAm she's (a) Libra, she's a Libran

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femenino
1) (Fin) pound
2) (peso) pound
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I
masculino (signo) Libra

es (de) Libra — she's (a) Libra, she's a Libran

II
libra masculino y femenino (pl Libra or -bras) (persona) Libran, Libra
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libra1
1 = pound.
Nota: Unidad monetaria.

Ex: Dust is an enemy of microcomputers as it is with any piece of electrical apparatus, and a dust cover costing a few pounds is a worthwhile purchase.

* libra esterlina = sterling.
* libra esterlina (£) = pound sterling (£).
* libra irlandesa = punt.

libra2
2 = lb. [pound], pound.
Nota: Unidad de peso.

Ex: The baby was named Anthony Christopher Southwood and weighed 8 lbs., 5 ozs.

Ex: Since entering foster care, she has gained 20 pounds.

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Libra1
(signo, constelación) Libra
es (de) Libra she's (a) Libra, she's a Libran
Libra2, libra
masculine and feminine
(pl Libra or -bras)
(persona) Libran, Libra
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Del verbo librar: (conjugate librar)

libra es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
Libra    
libra    
librar
Libra sustantivo masculino (signo) Libra;
es (de) libra she's (a) Libra, she's a Libran

■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (pl libra or -bras) (persona) tb libra Libran, Libra
libra sustantivo femenino
pound;
libra esterlina pound sterling
librar (conjugate librar) verbo transitivo
1 (liberar) libra a algn de algo ‹de peligro› to save sb from sth;
de obligación/responsabilidad› to free sb from sth;
¡Dios nos libre! God forbid!

2batalla/combateto fight
librarse verbo pronominal:
se libró por poco he had a lucky escape;

librase de algo ‹de tarea/obligaciónto get out of sth;
librase de un castigo to escape punishment;
se libró de tener que ayudarlo she got out of having to help him;
se libraon de morir asfixiados they escaped being suffocated;
librase de algn to get rid of sb
Libra f Astrol Libra
librar
I verbo transitivo
1 to free: me libró de un castigo, she let me off from a punishment
2 (una orden de pago) to draw
II vi (tener el día libre) libra los fines de semana, he has weekends off

'Libra' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
esterlina
- librar
- cotizar
- libra
English:
lb
- Libra
- pound
- quarter
- quid
- sterling
- would
- a
- come
- punt
- sovereign
- spare
- to
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libra1
adj inv
Libra;
ser libra to be (a) Libra
nmf inv
[persona] Libran;
los libra son… Librans o Libras are…
nf
[signo del zodiaco] Libra;
los de Libra son… Librans o Libras are…
libra2 nf
1. [moneda] pound
Comp
libra esterlina pound sterling
2. [unidad de peso] pound
3. Esp Fam Antes [cien pesetas] = a hundred pesetas
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Libra
m/f inv ASTR Libra
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Libra nmf
: Libra
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libra n
1. (moneda, peso) pound
2. (zodíaco) Libra
yo soy libra, ¿tú qué signo eres? I'm Libra, what sign are you?
libra esterlina pound sterling

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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