victoria


victoria
f.
1 victory.
adjudicarse la victoria to win a victory
cantar victoria to claim victory
victoria local (sport) home win
victoria moral moral victory
victoria pírrica Pyrrhic victory
victoria visitante (sport) away win
2 Victoria, Queen Victoria.
3 surrey, four-wheeled horse-drawn pleasure carriage.
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victoria
nombre femenino
1 victory, triumph
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FRASEOLOGÍA
alzarse con la victoria to win
cantar victoria to proclaim a victory
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noun f.
victory
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SF Victoria
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femenino victory

el equipo local se alzó con la victoria — the home team won o was victorious

no cantes victoria antes de tiempo — don't count your chickens before they're hatched

conseguir ese puesto fue una gran victoria para ella — getting that job was a big achievement for her

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= victory, win.
Ex. It can certainly be status-conferring to let it be known in social conversation that one has read the latest Fay Weldon book, but if the group one is in never reads Fay Weldon anyway and could not care less what she has written then the victory is a somewhat hollow one.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Another win for Louis Braille: audio books gain in popularity'.
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* cantar victoria = claim + victory, speak too soon.
* cantar victoria antes de tiempo = speak too soon.
* celebrar victoria = claim + victory.
* en la victoria = in victory.
* gol de la victoria = winning goal.
* no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
* racha de victorias = unbeaten run.
* tanto de la victoria = winning goal.
* tres victorias consecutivas = hat trick.
* victoria amarga = sour victory.
* victoria moral = moral victory.
* victoria pírrica = pyrrhic victory.
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femenino victory

el equipo local se alzó con la victoria — the home team won o was victorious

no cantes victoria antes de tiempo — don't count your chickens before they're hatched

conseguir ese puesto fue una gran victoria para ella — getting that job was a big achievement for her

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= victory, win.

Ex: It can certainly be status-conferring to let it be known in social conversation that one has read the latest Fay Weldon book, but if the group one is in never reads Fay Weldon anyway and could not care less what she has written then the victory is a somewhat hollow one.

Ex: The article is entitled 'Another win for Louis Braille: audio books gain in popularity'.
* cantar victoria = claim + victory, speak too soon.
* cantar victoria antes de tiempo = speak too soon.
* celebrar victoria = claim + victory.
* en la victoria = in victory.
* gol de la victoria = winning goal.
* no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
* racha de victorias = unbeaten run.
* tanto de la victoria = winning goal.
* tres victorias consecutivas = hat trick.
* victoria amarga = sour victory.
* victoria moral = moral victory.
* victoria pírrica = pyrrhic victory.

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victoria
feminine
victory
obtuvieron una aplastante victoria frente a or sobre sus adversarios they won o achieved a resounding victory over their opponents
el equipo neoyorquino se alzó con la victoria the team from New York won o was victorious
no cantes victoria antes de tiempo don't count your chickens before they hatch
Compuestos:
victoria moral
moral victory
victoria pírrica
Pyrrhic victory
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victoria sustantivo femenino
victory;
(Dep) win;
no cantes victoria antes de tiempo don't count your chickens before they're hatched

victoria sustantivo femenino victory
♦ Locuciones: cantar victoria, (alegrarse de un triunfo, esp antes de tiempo) no cantes victoria, aún no ha acabado el partido, it's still too early to sing your praises

'victoria' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alzarse
- aplastante
- cantada
- cantado
- hambre
- puerta
- resonancia
- saborear
- triunfo
- abrumador
- apabullante
- aparente
- apretado
- apuntar
- arrollador
- artífice
- confiar
- conquistar
- contundente
- holgado
- parcial
- pronosticar
- revalidar
- seguro
- signo
- sintonía
- situar
English:
achievement
- after
- certain
- chalk up
- conclusive
- fall
- gloat
- hard-won
- hollow
- landslide victory
- overwhelming
- soon
- sound
- V
- V-sign
- victory
- walkover
- win
- expectation
- land
- put
- VE-Day
- VJ-Day
- walk
- winning
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Victoria n pr
la reina Victoria Queen Victoria;
el lago Victoria Lake Victoria
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victoria
f victory;
cantar victoria claim victory;
victoria en casa DEP home win
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victoria nf
: victory
victorioso, -sa adj
victoriosamente adv
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victoria n
1. (en una lucha) victory [pl. victories]
el ejército romano obtuvo numerosas victorias the Roman army achieved numerous victories
2. (en un partido) win
otra victoria para España another win for Spain
cantar victoria to celebrate

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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