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English translation of 'eje'

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masculine noun
1.  (Geography, Mathematics) axis
▪ idiom: partir a algn por el eje (informal)
¿que no vienes?, pues me partes por el eje so you’re not coming? well, that really upsets my plans
me hizo una pregunta que me partió por el eje he asked me a question which really stumped or floored me (informal)
2.  [de rueda] axle
3.  [de máquina] shaftspindle
▪ idiom: untar el eje a algn (informal) to grease sb’s palm
4.  (centro)
la economía fue el eje de la conversación the economy was the main topic of conversationthe conversation centred on the economy
el eje de la doctrina the central point of the doctrine
5.  (History)
el Eje the Axis

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Example Sentences Including 'eje'

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Alkorta como lateral derecho, Hierro en el centro de la defensa, Sanchís en el eje , junto a Milla, y Víctor como posible titular.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Cincuenta años más tarde, a pesar de su carácter anárquico y su incontenible desbordamiento, se ha convertido en el eje y el alma del certamen.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Desde los romanos el eje natural del poder va de Italia a Sicilia y a Cartago.
Arturo Uslar Pietri La visita en el tiempo
La primera línea de reforma reclama la presencia obligada de la renta como eje de la capacidad de pago.
Enrique Fuentes Quintana Las reformas tributarias en España
Major se escudó en el " procedimiento " del nombramiento, que él consideró incorrecto y que basó también en la influencia del eje franco-alemán.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
R. - Yo sólo puedo decir que asumo esta responsabilidad sin afinidad con ningún partido y con la idea de que mi eje será el que marca la Constitución y la ley.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)

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'eje' in Other Languages

British English: axle /ˈæksəl/ NOUN
An axle is a rod connecting a pair of wheels on a car or other vehicle.
  • American English: axle
  • Arabic: مِحْوَرُ العَجَلَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: eixo
  • Chinese: 轮轴
  • Croatian: osovina
  • Czech: náprava kola
  • Danish: aksel
  • Dutch: as spil
  • European Spanish: eje
  • Finnish: akseli
  • French: essieu
  • German: Achse
  • Greek: άξονας
  • Italian: asse
  • Japanese: 車軸
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: aksel
  • Polish:
  • European Portuguese: eixo
  • Romanian: osie
  • Russian: ось
  • Spanish: eje
  • Swedish: axel teknik
  • Thai: แกน เพลา
  • Turkish: dingil
  • Ukrainian: вісь
  • Vietnamese: trục xe
British English: axis NOUN
An axis is an imaginary line through the middle of something.
...the tilt of the Earth's axis.
  • American English: axis
  • Brazilian Portuguese: eixo
  • Chinese:
  • European Spanish: eje
  • French: axe
  • German: Achse
  • Italian: asse
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • European Portuguese: eixo
  • Spanish: eje
British English: pivot NOUN
The pivot in a situation is the most important thing which everything else is based on or arranged around.
Forming the pivot of the exhibition is a large group of watercolours.
  • American English: pivot
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pivô
  • Chinese: 中心点
  • European Spanish: eje
  • French: clé de voûte
  • German: Angelpunkt
  • Italian: fulcro
  • Japanese: 中心
  • Korean: 주축
  • European Portuguese: pivô
  • Spanish: eje
British English: spindle NOUN
A spindle is a rod in a machine, around which another part of the machine turns.
  • American English: spindle
  • Brazilian Portuguese: eixo
  • Chinese:
  • European Spanish: eje
  • French: axe
  • German: Spindel
  • Italian: perno
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • European Portuguese: eixo
  • Spanish: eje


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