disturbance

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disturbance(
dihs
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duhr
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bihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (disruption)
a. el alboroto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Jackie's sleep was interrupted by a disturbance outside her window.El sueño de Jackie se vio interrumpido por un alboroto afuera de su ventana.
b. el tumulto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The prosecutor is asking for a 15 year sentence for those responsible for the disturbance downtown.El fiscal pide una pena de 15 años para los responsables del tumulto del centro de la ciudad.
2. (interruption)
a. la interrupción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It feels so good to be able to sleep without the disturbance of an alarm in the morning.Te sientes tan bien cuando puedes dormir sin la interrupción del despertador por la mañana.
3. (nuisance)
a. la molestia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When I'm working to meet a deadline, even the slightest disturbance bothers me.Cuando estoy trabajando para cumplir con un plazo, hasta la más pequeña molestia me altera.
4. (uproar)
a. el disturbio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The police are conducting a drill to prepare for potential disturbances.La policía está llevando a cabo un simulacro en preparación para posibles disturbios.
b. el altercado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There was a small disturbance between fans at the boxing match.En el combate de boxeo, se produjo un pequeño altercado entre los aficionados.
5. (weather variation)
a. la perturbación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A disturbance in the Caribbean may cause a hurricane that impacts the Gulf States.Una perturbación en el Caribe puede hacer que un huracán azote los países del Golfo.
b. la alteración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This year we can expect a minor disturbance of the normal weather patterns for the season.Este año cabe esperar alguna alteración menor de los patrones climáticos propios de la estación.
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disturbance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (nuisance)
a. la molestia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (atmospheric, emotional)
a. la perturbación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (fight, riot)
a. el disturbio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to cause or create a disturbanceprovocar disturbios
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disturbance [dɪsˈtɜːbəns]
noun
1 (act, state) perturbación (f)
disturbance of the peace (Jur) alteración (f) del orden público
2 (social, political) disturbio (m); (in house, street) alboroto (m); [of mind] trastorno (m); (fight) altercado (m); bronca (f); (LAm)
to cause a disturbance armar alboroto; there was a disturbance in the crowd hubo un altercado entre algunos de los espectadores; the disturbances in the north los disturbios en el norte
3 (nuisance) molestia (f)
4 (interruption) interrupción (f);to de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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