In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fundamental)vitalun tema de vital importancia — a matter of vital importance
- colocaron barricadas en puntos vitales — they set up barricades at strategic / key points
2.1Medicine(órgano) (before noun) vitalestá grave pero fuera de riesgo vital — his condition is serious but not life-threatening
2.2(ciclo/fuerza) (before noun) life
2.3(persona) dynamic(persona) vital(persona) full of life
3Southern Cone(que da para vivir)un sueldo vital — a living wage
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