There are 3 translations of alternate in Spanish:

alternate1

adj

(before n) /ˈɔːltərnət; ɔːlˈtɜːnət/
  • 1.1 (every second) she works alternate Tuesdays trabaja un martes sí y otro no we cook on alternate evenings cocinamos una noche cada uno write on alternate lines escriba dejando un renglón por medio
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    • Every second window has been screwed closed, with alternate windows to be opened periodically to aerate the interior.
    • My second and third exercises are dumbbell preacher curls and seated alternate dumbbell curls, and again I supinate or pronate appropriately.
    • My father took me to the Marina every alternate day and buried me hip deep in the sand.
    1.2 (happening by turns) alterno alternate depression and elation períodos alternos de depresión y euforia
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    • The former Turk deftly slid in front of me, eyes shadowed, face thrown into alternate patterns of light and dark.
    • The behaviors of binging and then purging are often performed in secrecy, and are accompanied by alternate feelings of shame followed by relief.
    • The alternate North and South checkerboard pattern widen the blood vessels to increase blood circulation to the affected area and increase lymphatic flow.
    1.3 [Bot] [leaves/flowers] alterno
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    • Ulmus pumila is a woody species with monopodial branching and alternate leaves.
    • The upright stems have many, alternate, pinnately compound leaves with sharply toothed or lacerate leaflets.
    • Although the shapes of mums vary depending on their species, they usually have stems sporting multi-branches with alternate leaves.
    1.4 [Math] [angles] alterno 1.5 (AmE) alternative1 1

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 3 translations of alternate in Spanish:

alternate2

vt

/ˈɔːltərneɪt; ˈɔːltəneɪt/

vi

/ˈɔːltərneɪt; ˈɔːltəneɪt/
  • alternar he alternated between hope and despair oscilaba entre la esperanza y la desesperación
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    • Individuals were assayed in an alternating fashion to correct for any fluctuations in environmental conditions over the course of the day.
    • Back then it was just Ben and Dale forever in their twenties, driving always down country roads in old trucks, alternating between rage and wild openness.
    • The zebra's coat alternates in contrasting areas of light and dark pigmentation.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 3 translations of alternate in Spanish:

alternate3

n

/ˈɔːltərnət; ɔːlˈtɜːnət/

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.