el suceso
-the event
See the entry for suceso.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (happening)
a. event
La firma del tratado de paz fue un suceso trascendente para ambos países.The signature of the peace treaty was a highly significant event for both countries.
2. (criminal act)
a. incident
El terrible suceso ocurrió en la madrugada del viernes.The terrible incident occurred early Friday morning.
b. crime
Cuando leo el periódico, nunca me pierdo la sección de sucesos.When I read the newspaper, I never miss the crime news.
3. (accident)
a. incident
El suceso dejó cinco heridos.The incident left five wounded.
4. (result)
a. outcome
Estamos esperando un buen suceso de la jornada.We're expecting a good outcome from the expedition.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (acontecimiento)
a. event
2. (hecho delictivo)
a. crime
3. (incidente)
a. incident
sección de sucesossection of newspaper dealing with accidents, crimes, disasters etc
1 (acontecimiento) event; (incidente) incident
sección de sucesos (Prensa) (section of) accident and crime reports
2 (resultado) issue; outcome
buen suceso happy outcome
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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