1. (voluntary) 
El orador fue interrumpido por un aplauso espontáneo.The speaker was interrupted by spontaneous applause.
b. impromptu 
Uno de los comensales se paró y dio un discurso espontáneo.One of the dinner guests stood up and delivered an impromptu speech.
2. (sincere) 
a. natural 
El fotógrafo le pidió a la modelo que asuma una pose espontánea.The photographer asked the model to stand in a natural pose.
Sebastián les cae bien a todos porque es de carácter amable y espontáneo.Everybody gets along with Sebastian because he has a friendly and spontaneous nature.
3. (with no external intervention) 
Los resultados mostraron que al 5.5% de las mujeres que sufrieron abortos espontáneos se les recetaron antidepresivos.Results showed that 5.5% of women who suffered spontaneous abortion were prescribed antidepressants.
masculine or feminine noun
4. (in bullfighting, spectator who rushes into the ring to bullfight) 
El toro tiró al suelo al espontáneo.The espontáneo was thrown to the ground by the bull.
1. (general) 
a. spontaneous 
2. (en los toros) 
a. spectator who tries to join in a bullfight 
espontáneoa espontánea
1 (sin reflexión) spontaneous
2 (improvisado) [+discurso, representación] impromptu; [+persona] natural
1 (Taur) spectator who rushes into the ring and attempts to take part
2 (bombero) volunteer fireman/firewoman
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