Definición de entanglement en inglés:

entanglement

Silabificación: en·tan·gle·ment
Pronunciación: /enˈtaNGgəlmənt
 
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sustantivo

  • 1The action or fact of entangling or being entangled: many dolphins die from entanglement in fishing nets
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    • Humpback recovery looks strong, but threats such as boat traffic, entanglement in fishing gear, sonar noise, and disruption of habitat and food supply remain.
    • Those include pollution, boat strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, and developments that impact on whale breeding grounds, feeding grounds, and migration routes.
    • Toxic chemicals, oil spills, entanglement in fishing gear and depleted habitats are among the threats to California's sea otters.
  • 1.1A complicated or compromising relationship or situation: romantic entanglements
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    • The storyline skips through similar romantic entanglements and political intrigues, en route to another happy ending.
    • Romantic and political entanglements begin to reveal themselves, exposing the secrets and baroque relationships among the townsfolk.
    • Given the single status of most of the characters, the plots naturally involve romantic entanglements and explicit sexual dialogue and situations.
    Sinónimos
    involvement, embroilmentaffair, relationship, love affair, romance, amour, fling, dalliance, liaison, involvement, intrigue; complication
  • 1.2An extensive barrier, typically made of interlaced barbed wire and stakes, erected to impede enemy soldiers or vehicles: the attackers were caught up on wire entanglements
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    • Due to shortages of iron and steel barbed wire entanglements were erected using wood posts hammered into the ground.
    • In modern French, the term has come to be used for portable barbed wire entanglements.
    • It could have been the result of the considerable activity then going on along the coastline by defence preparations, with the laying of landmines and barbed wire entanglements.

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