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makeweight / contrapeso
 
makeweight   [ˈmeɪkweɪt]   -noun
1. (=weight, object)   contrapeso (m)
2. (figurative)
(=person)   suplente masculine and feminine,   sustituto (m) / sustituta (f)   pejorative   parche (m),   elemento (m) de relleno
 
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