irrupción
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irrupción(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (sudden entrance)
a. irruption
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La irrupción de hordas bárbaras aceleró la caída del Imperio romano.The irruption of hordes of barbarians accelerated the fall of the Roman Empire.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La irrupción de la policía en la discoteca fue muy violenta.The police burst violently into the club.
Pensamos que la irrupción de los ladrones en la casa fue por una ventana.We think the burglars broke into the house through a window.
2. (appearance)
a. irruption
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
El mundo del ajedrez cambió mucho tras la irrupción de las computadoras.The world of chess changed a lot after the irruption of computers.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Muchos temen una futura irrupción de la empresa coreana en el mercado europeo.Many fear the Korean company will break into the European market.
Montero hizo su irrupción en las listas de éxitos con la canción "Caballo loco".Montero burst into the charts with his song "Caballo Loco."
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irrupción
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en lugar)
a. irruption
b. bursting in
su irrupción en la políticahis sudden appearance on the political scene
su irrupción en mi vidahis sudden entrance into my life
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irrupción
la irrupción de la mujer en el trabajo reacción de los músicos ante la progresiva irrupción de la tecnología
la mujer está haciendo su irrupción en el mundo laboral women are breaking into the world of employment; acaba de hacer su irrupción en el mundo de la música country she has just burst onto the country music scene
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