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Spanish translation of 'sparing'

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sparing

[ˈspɛərɪŋ ]
adjective
1.  (economical)
his sparing use of colour su parquedad or moderación en el uso del color
to be sparing in one’s use of sth usar algo con moderación
to be sparing with or (formal) of sth: he was sparing with the sauce no fue muy generoso con la salsa
I’ve not been sparing with the garlic he sido generoso con el ajo
to be sparing of praise escatimar los elogiosser parco en elogios
2.  (merciful) piadosocompasivo

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Example Sentences Including 'sparing'

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I hadn't realized the terrible risk that he had taken merely in sparing our lives.
David Zindell THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE (2001)
Or should I be regretting her absence and sparing a prayer for her?
Howatch, Susan ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2001)
Perhaps it was the Overlord's way of sparing him a life of forced labour.
Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)

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British English: sparing ADJECTIVE
Someone who is sparing with something uses it or gives it only in very small quantities.
I'm never sparing with the garlic.

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