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English translation of 'alimento'

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alimento

masculine noun
1.  (comida) food
de mucho alimento nourishing
de poco alimento of little nutritional value
2. 
(apoyo) encouragementsupport
(incentivo) incentive
[de pasión] fuel
3. 
alimentos
(Law) maintenance allowance singularalimony singular

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Example Sentences Including 'alimento'

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Cuando esas aguas son pobres en fosfatos, en nutrientes en general, se las llama oligotróficas, que en griego quiere decir " de escaso alimento ".
Miguel del Reguero Oxinalde Ecología y consumo
En nuestra particular estrategia localizamos al adversario entre las ideas y las palabras que forman parte del alimento cultural de cada día.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
No sólo no tienen alimento , sino que no tienen cacharros de cocina, y lo más grave, no poseen ollas grandes para poder hervir el agua y desinfectarla.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
Volvió a acercarse a ellos cuando buscaban alimento enfrascados en una prolija operación que duraba ya varías )ornadas.
José María Merino Novela de Andrés Choz
Ya las cigüeñas habían vuelto y ella las contemplaba, lentas y meticulosas, escarbando en busca de alimento.
José María Merino Novela de Andrés Choz

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'alimento' in Other Languages

British English: nourishment NOUN
If something gives a person, animal, or plant nourishment, it gives them the food that they need to live, grow, and be healthy.
The mother provides the embryo with nourishment and a place to grow.

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