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vein / vena
vein   [veɪn]   -noun
1. (anatomy, botany)   vena (f)
2. (mining)
a. [of ore]   filónoun (m),   veta (f)   (in stone)   vena (f)
3. (figurative)
(=streak)   vena (f)
·there is a vein of anti-semitism running through his writing
·hay una vena antisemita en todos sus escritos
4. (=mood, tone)   vena (f)
·she went on in this vein for some time
·continuó de esta guisa or en este tono durante un rato
·the next two speakers continued in the same vein
·los dos siguientes conferenciantes se expresaron en la misma línea
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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