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See also: enchufé


An electrical plug
An electrical socket


  • IPA(key): /enˈt͡ʃufe/, [ẽnʲˈt͡ʃu.fe]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from enchufar.


enchufe m (plural enchufes)

  1. plug (a pronged connecting device which fits into a mating socket, especially an electrical one)
  2. socket, jack, electrical outlet (an opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (e.g. a light bulb socket)
    Synonyms: toma eléctrica, toma
  3. (colloquial) connections (influence allowing one to obtain something, especially giving an unfair advantage over others)
    Synonym: cuña
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.



  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of enchufar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of enchufar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of enchufar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of enchufar.

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