flare-up
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flare-up(
flehr
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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. (sudden outburst or intensification)
a. el estallido
(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).
After the arrest of the demostrators, there was a flare-up of violence.Después de la detención de los manifestantes, hubo un estallido de violencia.
b. el recrudecimiento
(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).
A flare-up of hostilities along the border has led the authorities to seek a cease-fire.El recrudecimiento de las hostilidades en la frontera ha llevado a las autoridades a procurar un cese del fuego.
2. (worsening of symptoms)
a. el recrudecimiento
(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).
He had a flare-up of his rash this morning, so he went to see his doctor.Sufrió un recrudecimiento de la erupción esta mañana, así que fue a ver a su médico.
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flare-up [ˈflɛərˈʌp]
noun
[of anger] arranque (m); (quarrel) riña (f); [of violence] estallido (m); [of illness, acne] recrudecimiento (m)
it was either indigestion or a flare-up of his old gastritis ingredients that cause acne flare-ups stressful events can trigger an exacerbation or `flare-up" of the illness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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