landslide

landslide(
lahnd
-
slayd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (geology)
a. el corrimiento de tierras
(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)
An extended drought followed by heavy rains caused devastating landslides.Una prolongada sequía seguida por fuertes lluvias causó corrimientos de tierras devastadores.
b. el desprendimiento de tierras
(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)
We were unable to get down off the mountain because the road had been blocked by a landslide.No podíamos bajar de la montaña porque un desprendimiento de tierras había bloqueado la carretera.
2. (politics)
a. la victoria aplastante
(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)
Everyone was expecting a close race, but when the votes were counted, it turned Johnson had won by a landslide.Todo el mundo esperaba una competencia reñida, pero cuando se contaron los votos, resultó ser una victoria aplastante para Johnson.
b. la victoria arrolladora
(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)
Due to the Republican candidate's enormous popularity, the election was expected to be a landslide.Debido a la popularidad enorme del candidato republicano, se esperaba que obtuviera una victoria arrolladora en las elecciones.
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landslide
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el desprendimiento or corrimiento de tierras
(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)
2. (politics)
a.
to win by a landslideganar por una mayoría abrumadora
landslide [ˈlændslaɪd]
noun
corrimiento (m) or desprendimiento (m) de tierras; deslave (m); (LAm) (Pol) victoria (f) arrolladora or aplastante;
modifier
landslide majority (n) mayoría (f) abrumadora
to win a landslide majority ganar por mayoría abrumadora
landslide victory (n) victoria (f) arrolladora or aplastante
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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