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Spanish translation: narcotraficante

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English term or phrase:kingpin
Spanish translation:narcotraficante
Entered by: Paloma Vilar
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16:23 Jun 26, 2004
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Slang
English term or phrase: kingpin
In order to facilitate his drug smuggling operation, kingpin NAME...
Paloma Vilar
Local time: 03:39
narcotraficante
Explanation:
Source: The Collins English Dictionary © 2000 HarperCollins Publishers:

kingpin ['kıŋˌpın]
noun
1 the most important person in an organization

2 the crucial or most important feature of a theory, argument, etc.

3 Also called (Brit.): swivel pin a pivot pin that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle by securing the stub axle to the axle beam

4 (Tenpin bowling) the front pin in the triangular arrangement of the ten pins

5 (in ninepins) the central pin in the diamond pattern of the nine pins


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Note added at 13 mins (2004-06-26 16:36:56 GMT)
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elcomercioperu / Portada / Sábado, 5 de Junio de 2004 - [ Translate this page ]
... nombres en la Lista de Traficantes de Drogas Extranjeros del Acta de Identificación
de Cabecillas Extranjeros del Narcotráfico (Kingpin Act) inicialmente ...
www.elcomercioperu.com.pe/OnLine/ Html/2004-06-01/OnlPortada0145866.html - 12k - Cached - Similar pages

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Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 20:39
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4 +1narcotraficanteSusana Galilea


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
narcotraficante


Explanation:
Source: The Collins English Dictionary © 2000 HarperCollins Publishers:

kingpin ['kıŋˌpın]
noun
1 the most important person in an organization

2 the crucial or most important feature of a theory, argument, etc.

3 Also called (Brit.): swivel pin a pivot pin that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle by securing the stub axle to the axle beam

4 (Tenpin bowling) the front pin in the triangular arrangement of the ten pins

5 (in ninepins) the central pin in the diamond pattern of the nine pins


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Note added at 13 mins (2004-06-26 16:36:56 GMT)
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elcomercioperu / Portada / Sábado, 5 de Junio de 2004 - [ Translate this page ]
... nombres en la Lista de Traficantes de Drogas Extranjeros del Acta de Identificación
de Cabecillas Extranjeros del Narcotráfico (Kingpin Act) inicialmente ...
www.elcomercioperu.com.pe/OnLine/ Html/2004-06-01/OnlPortada0145866.html - 12k - Cached - Similar pages



Susana Galilea
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Local time: 20:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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