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According to Word Magic and Wiktionary suéteres is the correct word. This is a word borrowed from English word sweater and when the noun ends with -r you must form the plural with -es(Formación del plural en español) Sustantivos y adjetivos terminados en -l, -r, -n, -d, -z, -j. Si no van precedidas de otra consonante, forman el plural con -es: dócil, ...


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There are rules for extranjerismos: Palabras terminadas en -l,-r,-n,-d,-z,-j. Forman el plural en -es: píxeles, másteres, pines, raides, interfaces, sije. Se exceptúan las palabras esdrújulas, que permanecen invariables en plural: los trávelin, los cáterin. Palabras terminadas en -s,-x,-ch. Algunas se mantienen invariables (campus, sioux); otras ...


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No, versus is not a Spanish word. It comes from Latin, but the deal here is that it was first widely used in English for legal documents during the XV century. It is not very clear but this word could be considered an anglicism since it was first used in English and then in Spanish. Since it may be confusing in regard with its origin and its usage as ...


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This is an anglicism. I cannot speak of all Spanish speaking countries but in Mexico it is very common that people use the English word for some computer terms, in this case "mouse" and instead of using the Spanish word "ratón". The problem is that a lot of people think that that is the actual name of the device and they pluralize it as if it were a ...



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