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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Tajante'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Tajante'
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09:03 CET+01:00
Today's word is 'Tajante'.

Tajante means unequivocal or cutting.

 

  • Es un político con unas ideas muy tajantes

        He is a politician with very definitive ideas              

                 

It can also mean cutting or sharp

 

  • Laura fue demasiado tajante en su respuesta.

        Laura was too cutting in her response.

 

Pronunciation:

Ta-jan-te

Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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