matute translation | Spanish-English dictionary



1    (=acto)   smuggling, contraband  
de matute      (=de contrabando)   smuggled, contraband    antes de s      (=en secreto)   secretly, on the sly  
se colaron de matute      they sneakily jumped the queue  
introducir una idea de matute      to surreptitiously slip an idea in  
2    (=géneros)   smuggled goods    pl  , contraband
3    (=casa de juego)   gambling den
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

matuteo, matutero, mate, matate

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
on the sly
they sneakily jumped the queue
to surreptitiously slip an idea in
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"matute": examples and translations in context
...y Matute tenía que jugar al atrapa-bandidos. Lots of dough rolling in... ...then Dibble has to play gangbusters. menos podrían darte un Oscar, Matute. ...the least they can give you is an Academy Award, Dibble.
El día 3 de diciembre la Armada capturó a un paramilitar de nombre Jimmy Matute Palma, que, según testigos, fue el que manejó la panga agresora el día del atentado. On 3 December, the navy captured Jimmy Matute Palma, a paramilitary who, according to witnesses, had been piloting the motor boat on the day of the attack.
En su 11ª sesión, celebrada el 30 de octubre, el Comité eligió a Jorge Valdéz para sustituir a Daul Matute y a John Davison para sustituir a Michael Gallagher como Vicepresidentes del Comité. At its 11th meeting, on 30 October, the Committee elected Jorge Valdez to replace Daul Matute and John Davison to replace Michael Gallagher as Vice-Chairmen of the Committee.
Don Gato, el Oficial Matute estaba muy enojado. TC, Officer Dibble was awfully mad.
El Oficial Matute es prácticamente nuevo en esto. Officer Dibble's is still practically brand new.
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