outburst
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outburst(
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buhrst
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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. (release of emotion)
a. el arrebato
(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).
In an outburst of temper she smashed a vase.En un arrebato de furia hizo añicos un florero.
b. el arranque
(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 was given to spontaneous outbursts of generosity.Era muy dado a arranques espontáneos de generosidad.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I think your outburst was uncalled for.Yo creo que no había necesidad de perder los estribos de esa forma.
When they told her the news, Helen had an outburst of sobbing.Cuando le dieron la noticia, Helen prorrumpió en sollozos.
2. (outbreak)
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).
The latest outbursts of violence in the capital came in response to food shortages.Los últimos estallidos de violencia en la capital se produjeron como respuesta a la escasez de alimentos.
b. la explosión
(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).
A tiger escaped from the zoo, causing outbursts of panic throughout the city.Un tigre escapó del zoológico, provocando explosiones de pánico en toda la ciudad.
c. la salva
(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).
(of applause)
At this point his speech was interrupted by an outburst of applause.En ese momento su discurso se vio interrumpido por una salva de aplausos.
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outburst
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el arrebato m, arranque
(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).
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outburst [ˈaʊtbɜːst]
noun
(gen) estallido (m); explosión (f); [of anger] arrebato (m); arranque (m); [of applause] salva (f)
forgive my outburst last week perdona que perdiera los estribos la semana pasada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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