In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in statistics)sesgo masculine
2on the skew — al sesgo
- this hat should be worn on the skew — este sombrero se debe llevar ladeado
1(twisted, crooked)torcidochueco Latin America
2(in statistics)(curve/distribution) sesgado
1(cause to curve)(line) torcer(ball) desviar
2(bias)to be skewed — estar sesgado
3(distort)(facts/results) presentar de manera sesgada
1to skew off course — desviarse
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