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Diablito

Léxico mejicano II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/1/2010
Word: Diablito
(dia-BLI-to), sustantivo masculino
English: Connection
Etymology: Del diminutivo de diablo
Meaning: Aparato usado para robar corriente de las líneas eléctricas de la calle.
Topic:Léxico mejicano II
Example:

La Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) informó que casi un 50% de la población que se ubica en las colonias marginales del estado, recurre a los diablitos para obtener del servicio de electricidad, generando con ello enormes pérdidas para la paraestatal.

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