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wail / lamento
wail   [weɪl]
A. -noun
1. (=moan)   lamento (m),   gemido (m)
a. [of new-born]   vagido (m)
(=complaint)   queja (f),   protesta (f)
·a great wail went up
·pusieron el grito en el cielo
2. [of siren, wind]   gemido (m)
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=moan)   lamentarse,   gemir
[child]   llorar
(=complain)   quejarse,   protestar
2. [siren, wind, bagpipes]   gemir
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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