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tope / maximum
 
tope   1
A. -adjective invariable
(=masculineáximo)   maximum,   top
·la edad tope para el puesto
·the maximum age for the job
·[fecha] tope
·closing date,   deadline
·[precio] tope
·top price
·[sueldo] tope
·maximum salary
B. -noun masculine
1. (=límite)   limit
a. estar a tope o hasta el tope o hasta los topes   *
·el teatro estaba (lleno) a tope
the theatre was packed out *
·el contenedor está hasta los topes
·the container is overloaded
·voy a estar a tope de trabajo
I'masculine going to be up to my eyes o neck in work *
b. ir a tope   *   to go flat out *
c. trabajar a tope   *   to work flat out *
d. vivir a tope   *   to live life to the full
·tope salarial   wage ceiling
2. (Náut)
a. [del mastelero]   masthead
(=vigía)   lookout
3. (Andes, Cono Sur)
(=cumbre)   peak,   summit
C. -adverb
(Spain)   **
(=muy)
·es tope enrollada
she'noun mega-cool *
·es tope guay
it'noun well cool *
 
tope / bump
 
tope
2
-noun masculine
1. (=golpe)   (generally)   bump,   knock   (con la cabeza)   butt
2. (=riña)   quarrel
(=pelea)   scuffle
3. (=objeto)   stop,   check
a. [de tren]   buffer
b. [de coche]   bumper,   fender United States
c. [de puerta]   doorstop,   wedge
d. [de revólver]   catch
(Mexicoéx)   (en una carretera)   speed bump o hump
·tope de tabulaciónoun   tab stop
4. (=dificultad)   snag,   problem
·ahí está el tope
·that'noun the problem,   that'noun just the trouble
5. **
(=robo)   burglary
 
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