"maquillar" English translation

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"maquillar" in English

ES maquillar
volume_up
[maquillando|maquillado] {verb}

El reto para los países del Caribe, así, será maquillar las pérdidas en ingresos aduaneros aumentando el volumen del comercio con la Unión Europea.
The challenge for the Caribbean countries, therefore, will be to make up the losses in customs revenue by increasing the volume of trade with the European Union.
¿Cómo respondemos al hecho de que se asesinara a estas mujeres simplemente porque no se habían cubierto la cabeza o porque se habían maquillado?
How do we react to the fact that those women were murdered simply because they had failed to cover their heads or had worn make-up?
maquillar
volume_up
to make over {vb} (with cosmetics)
maquillar (also: inflar)
volume_up
to sex up {vb} [coll.] (report, dossier, facts)

Synonyms (Spanish) for "maquillar":

maquillar

Context sentences for "maquillar" in English

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SpanishPor último, este presupuesto es cosmético puesto que pretende maquillar la realidad.
Lastly, this budget is cosmetic since it seeks to disguise the reality.
SpanishNo veo ningún modo de maquillar estas cosas.
That is the simple view taken by our fellow-citizens.
Spanish"Greenwashing" (falsear) la gestión social y medioambiental de la empresa es tan grave como "whitewashing" (maquillar) los resultados.
"Greenwashing" your social and environmental performance is as bad as "whitewashing" profits.
SpanishNo podemos maquillar las estructuras viejas, deterioradas, para asegurar unos años más de vida, pues ello no sería vida.
We can no longer disguise the old deteriorated structures to secure a few more years of life, for then it would not be life.
SpanishSe ha querido maquillar con la protección de los derechos de los trabajadores por cuenta ajena y, por tanto, no tiene cabida en el marco de los trabajadores autónomos.
It is window-dressed to protect employees' rights and therefore has no place in a self-employed framework.
SpanishPor este motivo, me entristecen los intentos del Gobierno británico de correr un tupido velo sobre este informe, de reescribir la historia y maquillar eficazmente el pasado.
For that reason, I am saddened by attempts from the British Government to water down this report, to rewrite history and effectively to whitewash the past.