See also: atajó

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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Deverbal from atajar.

Noun edit

atajo m (plural atajos)

  1. shortcut, cutoff (a path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths)
    Synonyms: (Aragon) alcorce, (Puerto Rico) atrecho
  2. shortcut (a method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps)
    Synonym: simplificación
  3. (computing) shortcut, keyboard shortcut, hotkey (a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation)
    Synonym: atajo de teclado
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Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit


  1. first-person singular present indicative of atajar

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