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rufianesca

  
      sf   criminal underworld
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"rufianesca": examples and translations in context
En otro caso el Gobierno informó que el interesado se encontraba detenido legalmente en relación con una investigación sobre conducta rufianesca, pero no indicó dónde se encontraba recluido. In one other case, the Government reported that the person concerned was being detained while under legal investigation for criminal hooliganism, but did not indicate where he was being held.
Sierra y Ferrer, por su parte, (Discepolín, 1965) no mencionan la influencia de «lo rufianesco», inclinándose decididamente a la esencia gauchesca y, además, relativizan el rol que le cupo a «lo cupletero». Sierra and Ferrer, on the other hand (Discepolín, 1965) do not mention the «ruffianesque» influence, and are decidedly inclined to the gaucho essence and, furthermore, minimize the role of «cuplé».
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