In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un número) factorization(de la luz) splitting(de una sustancia) breaking down(de una sustancia) separatingla descomposición de un número en centenas, decenas y unidades — the breaking down of a number into hundreds, tens and units
2(putrefacción)decompositionencontraron el cadáver en avanzado estado de descomposición — they found the body in an advanced state of decomposition
3Spain(diarrea)stomach upsetdiarrhea USdiarrhoea British
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