There are 2 main translations of vice in Spanish

: vice1vice2

vice1

vicio, n.

Pronunciation /vʌɪs//vaɪs/

noun

  • 1

    (wickedness)
    vicio masculine
    • He said Milthesh had tried to introduce her own daughter to the same world of vice and crime.
    • Machiavelli sometimes associates these passions and desires which are inherent to human nature with vice and corruption and immoral, blameworthy, wicked, and dishonourable conduct.
    • You cannot live a good life, a virtuous life, by avoiding or ignoring the world of vice, sin and sleaze.
    • In adults this streak gives away to double-standards, greed and vice.
    • It waged holy war on the devil's kingdom of unbelief, and sought to bring the ‘vast continent of vice, crime and misery’ that was London's East End to salvation.
    • He was being investigated on suspicion of vice, gambling, crimes of violence, loan sharking and money laundering.
    • Their pleasure was not happiness, contemporaries charged, but egotism, immorality, indulgence, and vice.
    • Such children in rural areas help their parents on subsistence farms, while in the shanty areas of towns school dropouts engage in petty street vending, with the ever present risk of drifting into crime and vice.
    • From the '20s to the '50s, Montreal was considered by American police to be a haven of vice and decadence.
    • In Paton's novel, liquor, the lifeblood of the slumyards, breeds crime, vice, and violence.
    • Racial attitudes existed parallel to hardening attitudes towards immorality and vice, which required the same segregation that racial separation would soon require as well.
    • Divorce, hitherto a rarity, suddenly took off like a rocket and, as this plague of immorality and vice swept right across the western world, movie makers jumped on the bandwagon.
    • Idleness is the greatest curse that can fall upon man, for vice and crime follow in its train.
    • In 1924 Congress effectively outlawed heroin, which, like smoking opium, was associated with vice and crime.
    • The place was crowded with men and women, many of them bearing on their faces the marks of vice and crime; some were drunk.
    • Crime, vice and violence flourished, until Bow moved upmarket too and the fair was closed forever in the 1820s.
    • Quoting Proverbs, the priest said virtue would elevate a nation to a higher plane, while vice would degrade it.
    • That iron belief prompted them to try to curb what they clearly understood as vice and depravity.
    • Goethe is said to have said of himself that there was no vice or crime of which he could not trace the tendency in himself, and that at some period of his life he could not have understood fully.
    • We will be frequently using these orders to combat vice and the directly-associated crime.
  • 2

    (of animal) maña feminine
    (of horse) resabio masculine
    • These stable vices generally result in a damaged barn, but they have the potential to cause serious health conditions.
    • The gelding I had never saw his sire, grew up entirely different from his sire and still would occasionally exhibit his stable vice for several minutes if a stable mate was taken out and he wasn't.
    • Cribbiting is a stable vice that can lead on to the more serious condition of windsucking.
    • Weaving, crib biting and windsucking are all stable vices and should be declared at the time of sale and will be noted on the veterinary certificate.
    • An overfed, underexercised horse is a prime candidate for developing any of a number of stable vices.
    • The most common stable vice is probably ‘wind sucking,’ commonly known as ‘cribbing,’ followed by wood chewing, stall weaving or walking, and fence line pacing.
    • Any stable vice, such as weaving or cribbing, results in that stallion not receiving his breeding license.
    • All of the common stable vices stem from poor adaption to captive management.
    • This type of diet can lead to stable vices such as cribbing or chewing to more serious problems such as ulcers, colic and acidosis.
    • Somebody turn this horse out or he'll develop stable vices!
    • The incidence of many of the so-called stable vices of horses can be increased by stable design.
    • Some stabled horses develop abnormal behaviors called stable vices from the stress of confinement.
    • One common stable vice is cribbing, and it may be more of a danger than once thought.
    • Overexcited nervous horses are more prone to health problems and bad habits or stable vices and can be dangerous for riders and owners.
    • He has no stable vices and is excellent to shoe, box, clip, catch and to handle in all ways.
    • Here is a list of some of the more common stable vices, their causes, and some tips on how to curb them.
    • Heredity may also predispose a horse to certain vices.
    • Learn about the characteristics, causes and cures of weaving a common stable vice in horses and ponies.
    • Therefore so-called stable vices are more properly being referred to as ‘stereotypic behaviour’.
    • Many livery yard owners will not tolerate a horse with a stable vice in their yard but on the other hand a horse with proven form might be forgiven a vice if it was reflected in the purchase price.

There are 2 main translations of vice in Spanish

: vice1vice2

vice2

Pronunciation /vʌɪs//vaɪs/

noun

British

  • 1

    vise
    • The vise is a workbench tool and should be firmly secured before being used.
    • Whenever possible, hold the work in a vise or clamp when inserting a screw.
    • Clamp the molding in a wood vise, or to a workbench, or on a sawhorse.
    • Use clamps or a vise to hold workplaces when practical.
    • But she held firm, and when he realized she was serious, panic gripped him, clamping his rib cage like a vise.
    • Dip or spray the handles and clamp a metal portion of the tool lightly into a vise and let dry.
    • The husband grimaced as his wife clamped his fingers like a vise.
    • I clamp a steel straight edge in a vise and just draw the surface over the steel edge a few times.
    • Do the same operation, but with a Phillips screwdriver clamped into the vise.
    • Lock a tool head in a vise to remove a broken handle.