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2 Translation results for buttress in Spanish

verb | noun

buttress verb

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buttressed, has buttressed, is buttressing, buttresses
apoyar, reforzar

Example sentences of
buttress verb

  • The treaty will buttress the cause of peace.
  • The theory has been buttressed by the results of the experiment.

buttress noun

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contrafuerte (en la arquitectura); apoyo, sostén

Example sentences of
buttress noun

  • the mother had always been the buttress of our family in trying times
  • after the wall collapsed, the construction company agreed to rebuild it with a buttress

Synonyms of
buttress noun

Reverse translation for buttress

apoyar  - to support, to back, to lean, to rest 
reforzar  - to reinforce, to strengthen, (figurative) to beef up, to encourage, to support 
contrafuerte  (en la arquitectura) - buttress 
apoyo  - support, backing, patronage 
sostén  - support, sustenance, brassiere, bra 
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