roza translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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roza

  
      sf  
1      (Arquit)   groove, hollow   (in a wall)  
2      (esp Cono Sur)   (=hierbajos)   weeds    pl  
3      (Méx)   (=matas)   brush, stubble
4      (Andes, Agr)   planting in newly-broken ground
5      (CAm)   (=tierra limpia)   cleared ground
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
es una cuestión que roza lo judicial exp.
it's almost a judicial matter

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
his game is close to perfection
exp.
that's bordering {o} verging on greed
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'roza' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
la película roza peligrosamente lo cursi
exp.
esto roza los límites de lo ridículo
exp.
agricultura de rozas y quema
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"roza": examples and translations in context
El viento que roza contra él le da voz. The wind that rubs against it gives it voice.
Sin embargo, la retórica que usamos suele traslucir cierta autosatisfacción que roza el narcisismo norteamericano a la hora de hablar de los derechos humanos. The rhetoric that we use, however, often smacks of smugness, verging on the sort of narcissism we associate with human rights attitudes in North America.
Centrar el trabajo del Parlamento Europeo en mi humilde persona roza lo patético. Focusing the work of the European Parliament on my humble self borders on the pathetic.
Pero utilizar ese conocimiento requiere un nivel de compromiso que roza la locura. But putting that knowledge into action requires a level of commitment that borders on insanity.
Tanto cinismo roza la sinceridad: la Unión Europea concede ayuda a Sudáfrica a condición de obtener un beneficio en el terreno comercial. Such cynicism borders on candour: the European Union grants aid to South Africa on condition that it is able thereby to make a commercial profit.
Semejante comportamiento, que roza la beligerancia en algunos casos, exige una respuesta firme y unida por parte de la Unión Europea. Such behaviour, which borders on belligerence in some cases, calls for a firm and united response on the part of the European Union.
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