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Passive Glossary

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    Words (or words that have the same definition) The definition is case sensitive (Optional) Image to display with the definition [Not displayed in Glossary, only in pop-up on pages] (Optional) Caption for Image (Optional) External or Internal Link (Optional) Source for Definition
    (Eg. "Genetic, Hereditary, DNA ...") (Eg. "Relating to genes or heredity") The infamous double helix CC-BY-SA; Delmar Larsen
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    alcanza reach        
    alejada very far        
    anuncios advertisements        
    asombrosas amazing, astonishing        
    atravesé cruzar al otro lado        
    borrego cordero; cría de la oveja        
    castellana another name for Spanish        
    contrabando comerciar ilegalmente        
    contra viento y marea come hell or high water        
    contundente convincing        
    crecimiento increase        
    el idioma de Cervantes Context: Referring to Spanish as 'the language of Cervantes' is like calling English 'the language of Shakespeare'.        
    entrañas visceras        
    internado colegio privado donde viven los estudiantes        
    la escoria miserable or despicable people        
    la oficina del censo estadounidense US Census Bureau        
    las empresas business        
    negrita bolded        
    ojo Ojo is a very common expression in Spanish that can be loosely translated as Attention.        
    olla hirviente melting pot        
    patas pies        
    permiso de residencia green card        
    portavoz alguien que habla por alguien más        
    puede dar un vuelco al equilibrio del país drastically changed the balance of the country        
    punto de partida point of departure        
    transfondo context        
    una amenaza a threat        
    una parcela plot of land        
    vida cotidiana everyday life        

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