How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
formal Se usa antepuesto al nombre [persona, institución] Que ha sido agraviado.
un delito de lesa majestad; un crimen de lesa patria
adjective & masculine and feminine noun
Chile Argentina Bolivia [persona] Que es poco inteligente, torpe o ignorante.
no sea lesa, pues, señora Panchita, si son amantes hace años y toda la pensión lo sabe
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