unrest
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unrest(
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rehst
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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. (disturbance)
a. los disturbios
(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 police came to stop the protests, but their violence only escalated the unrest.La policía vino a detener las manifestaciones, pero su violencia solo intensificó los disturbios.
b. el malestar
(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 policy change provoked civil unrest, which in turn gave way to civil wars.El cambio de política provocó malestar civil, lo que dio paso a guerras civiles.
c. 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).
Unequal rights at the company led to unrest among workers.La desigualdad de derechos en la empresa causó agitación entre los trabajadores.
d. el descontento
(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 increase in taxes caused unrest among workers.El aumento de los impuestos provocó descontento entre los trabajadores.
2. (unease)
a. la inquietud
(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).
His constant unrest kept him awake at night.Su inquietud constante lo mantenía despierto de noche.
b. la intranquilidad
(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 killer's actions caused him feelings of unrest.Las acciones del asesino le provocaban una sensación de intranquilidad.
c. el malestar
(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).
Julie couldn't ignore the unrest that plagued her mind.Julie no podía ignorar el malestar que la atormentaba.
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unrest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unease)
a. el malestar
(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).
2. (disturbances)
a. el desórdenes mpl, disturbios
(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).
3. (in labor relations)
a. la conflictividad
(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).
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unrest [ʌnˈrest]
noun
1 (Pol) malestar (m); (riots) disturbios (m)
the unrest in the Congo los disturbios del Congo
2 (unease) malestar (m); inquietud (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "unrest"
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political unrest
malestar político
civil unrest
la agitación social
social unrest
malestar social
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