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balk / caballón
 
balk   [bɔ:k]
A. -noun
1. (agriculture)   caballónoun (m)
2. (Billiards)   cabaña (f)
3. (=building timber)   viga (f)
B. -transitive verb
(=thwart)   impedir
(=miss)   perder,   no aprovechar
·we were balked of the chance to see it
·perdimos la oportunidad de verlo
C. -intransitive verb
·to balk (at)
[horse]   plantarse (ante)   (figurative)
[person]
·some students balk at carrying out animal experiments
·algunos estudiantes se muestran reacios or se resisten a llevar a cabo experimentos con animales
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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