riot

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riot(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (violent disorder)
a. el disturbio
(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)
There was a riot in the stadium.Hubo disturbios en el estadio.
b. el motín
(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)
A prison guard was seriously injured during the riot.Un guardia de la prisión resultó gravemente herido durante el motín.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(hilarious affair)
a. el desmadre
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
His welcome party was a riot!¡Su fiesta de bienvenida fue un desmadre!
b. la monda
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Your brother is a riot!¡Tu hermano es la monda!
3. (bright display)
a. el derroche
(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)
My mom's garden is a riot of colors and shapes.El jardín de mi mamá es un derroche de colores y figuras.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to cause violent disorder)
a. provocar disturbios
The angry fans rioted outside the stadium.Los aficionados enfurecidos provocaron disturbios en los alrededores del estadio.
b. amotinarse
Prisoners began to riot as soon as the cell doors were opened.Los presos se amotinaron en cuanto se abrieron las puertas de las celdas.
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riot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (uprising)
a. la disturbio m, algarada
(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)
a riot of coloruna explosión de colores
the children ran riot while their parents were awaylos niños se desmandaron cuando no estaban sus padres
her imagination was running riotsu imaginación se había desomebodyocado
to read somebody the riot actponer los puntos sobre las íes a alguien leerle la cartilla a alguien
riot policepolicía antidisturbios
riot squadbrigada antidisturbios
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (crowd)
a. causar or provocar disturbios
3. (prisoners)
a. amotinarse
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riot [ˈraɪət]
noun
1 (uprising) disturbio (m); motín (m); (in prison) amotinamiento (m); sublevación (f)
there was nearly a riot hubo casi un motín; to put down a riot controlar un disturbio
2
a riot of colour un derroche de color
to run riot (go out of control) desmandarse; (spread) extenderse por todas partes; cubrirlo todo
to let one's imagination run riot dejar volar la imaginación
3 (wild success) exitazo (m)
it was a riot! ¡fue divertidísimo!; ¡fue la monda! (informal); he's a riot! ¡es un tipo desternillante!; ¡te mondas de risa con él!
intransitive verb
amotinarse
modifier
riot act (n)
to read sb the riot act leerle la cartilla a algn
riot gear (n) uniforme (m) antidisturbios
riot police (n) policía (f) antidisturbios
riot shield (n) escudo (m) antidisturbios
riot squad (n)
riot police See culture box in entry riot.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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