Translation of true-born in Spanish:

true-born

de pura cepa, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtruˌbɔrn/

adjective

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    (New Englander/Welshman) de pura cepa
    he's a true-born gentleman es un auténtico caballero
    • The true-born Athenians are keen and critical auditors, constant in their attendance at plays and spectacles.
    • Well the shoulder joint's something like a ball and socket joint, but it's different to the hip; the hip's a true-born socket, where the ball is held by the socket.
    • ‘When America speaks from its heart, it retreats into a language that none but its true-born citizens can begin to understand.’
    • During imperial times, that archetypal native, John Bull, was swaggeringly sure of himself: common sense told this true-born Englishman that he was also a Briton and as such the representative of an empire that straddled the globe.
    • For just a moment, she sounds like a true-born radical, a daughter of the liberation fighters who freed much of Africa from colonialism when she was a child.
    • John was a true-born features journalist; he knew the job of the ‘I’ word.