Stress in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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1. presión (f) (tension) (physical); estrés (m) (mental)
  • to be under a lot of stress estar sometido(a) a mucho estrés
  • a stress factor un factor de estrés
2. énfasis (m) (emphasis); acento (m) (lingüística)
  • to put stress on something hacer hincapié en algo
transitive verb
3. subrayar, hacer hincapié en (emphasize)
stress [stres]
1 (Téc) tensión (f); carga (f)
2 (psychological etc) (strain) estrés (m); tensión (f) (nerviosa)
in times of stress en épocas de estrés or tensión; to subject sb to great stress someter a algn a grandes tensiones; the stresses and strains of modern life las presiones de la vida moderna; to be under stress estar estresado; tener estrés
3 (emphasis) hincapié (m); énfasis (m)
to lay great stress on sth recalcar algo
4 (Ling) (Poetry) acento (m)
the stress is on the second syllable el acento tónico cae en la segunda sílaba
transitive verb
1 (emphasize) subrayar; insistir en
I must stress that ... tengo que subrayar que ...
2 (Ling) (Poetry) acentuar
stress mark (n) (Ling) tilde (f)
stress system (n) (Ling) sistema (m) de acentos; acentuación (f)
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