Challenge in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation

challenge

 
challenge
noun
1. (difficult task)
a. el reto (M)
It was quite a challenge to climb the mountain.Supuso un gran reto escalar la montaña.
b. el desafío (M)
We are facing several challenges at this stage of the project.Nos enfrentamos con varios desafíos a estas alturas del proyecto.
2. (competition)
a. el reto (M)
The swordsman took up his rival's challenge.El espadachín aceptó el reto de su rival.
3. (legal)
a. la recusación (F)
The defense attorney lodged a challenge to the juror, stating that he was biased.El abogado defensor presentó una recusación al miembro del jurado, diciendo que era parcial.
transitive verb
4. (to issue a challenge)
a. desafiar
The contestant challenged the former champion.El participante desafió al anterior campeón.
b. retar
They challenged us to a race.Nos retaron a una carrera.
5. (to dispute)
a. poner en duda
The new evidence challenges the former theory.La nueva evidencia pone en duda la teoría anterior.
b. cuestionar
Teenagers love to challenge authority.A los adolescentes les encanta cuestionar la autoridad.
6. (legal)
a. recusar
The juror was challenged because he knew the victim.El miembro del jurado fue recusado porque conocía a la víctima.
challenge
[ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
noun
1. desafío (m) reto (m) (exacting task, to duel); competición (f) (competition)competencia (f) (Am)
  • to issue/accept a challenge lanzar/aceptar un desafío
  • to enjoy a challenge disfrutar con las tareas difíciles
  • the job presents a real challenge el trabajo constituye un auténtico reto
  • leadership challenge asalto (m) al liderato or a la presidencia
transitive verb
2. desafiar, retar (to a contest, fight)
  • to challenge somebody to do something desafiar or retar a alguien a hacer algo
  • you need a job that will challenge you necesitas un trabajo que represente un reto para ti
3. cuestionar, poner en duda (statement, authority)
  • she challenged his right to decide puso en duda que él tuviera derecho a decidir
4. dar el alto a (militar)
challenge [ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
noun
1 (to game, fight etc) desafío (m); reto (m); [of sentry] alto (m)
to issue a challenge to sb desafiar a algn; to rise to the challenge ponerse a la altura de las circunstancias
... the new Germany must rise to the challenge of its enhanced responsibilities rising to the challenge, he proceeded to answer the minister's criticisms While everyone else was uncovering their assets (ie taking their clothes off), the TV action girl failed to rise to the challenge and turned up in the British Gas commercials with a dowdy tracksuit it is clear that Mr Heseltine could win - if he fails to rise to the challenge, he will find the tide slipping away from him They rose to the challenge of entertaining 80 schoolchildren for an afternoon
to take up a challenge aceptar un desafío
2 (bid) (for leadership etc) intento (m);for por
Vigo's challenge for the league leadership la tentativa que hace el Vigo para hacerse con el liderato de la liga
3 desafío (m); reto (m)
this task is a great challenge esta tarea representa un gran desafío; the challenge of the 21st century el reto del siglo XXI; the challenge of new ideas el reto de las nuevas ideas
4 (Jur) recusación (f)
transitive verb
1 (to duel) desafiar; retar; [+sentry] dar el alto a
2 [+speaker] hablar en contra de
to challenge sb to do sth desafiar or retar a algn a que haga algo
I challenge you to name her
3 (dispute) [+fact, point] poner en duda
I challenge that conclusion dudo que esa conclusión sea acertada
4 (Jur) recusar
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