turmoil
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turmoil(
tuhr
-
moyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unrest)
a. la confusión
(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).
The country found itself in a state of turmoil after the economic collapse.El país se vio en un estado de confusión tras el colapso económico.
b. la agitación
(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).
The riots were indicative of the societal turmoil in that part of the country.Los motines eran una indicación de la agitación social en esa parte del país.
2. (state of anxiety)
a. la perturbación
(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).
He was in a state of emotional turmoil because of unresolved issues with his family.Se encontraba en un estado de perturbación emocional a causa de conflictos no resueltos con su familia.
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turmoil
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la (estado de) confusión or agitación
(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).
the country is in (a) turmoilreina la confusión en el país
his mind was in turmoiltenía la mente trastornada
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turmoil [ˈtɜːmɔɪl]
noun
confusión (f); desorden (m); (mental) trastorno (m)
we had complete turmoil for a week durante una semana reinó la confusión; to be in turmoil [+person] estar totalmente confuso; [+house] estar alborotado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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political turmoil
agitación política
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