There are 2 translations of ambush in Spanish:

ambush1

Pronunciation: /ˈæmbʊʃ/

vt

  • [troops/vehicle] tenderle* una emboscada a they were ambushed by guerrillas los guerrilleros les tendieron una emboscada
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    • So while we were in the cart, some of my soldiers ambushed the officers and stole their uniforms.
    • I think they might have let me know in advance what they were planning instead of ambushing me, don't you?
    • Perhaps we have stumbled upon a party intent on ambushing us and raiding our lands.

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Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.

There are 2 translations of ambush in Spanish:

ambush2

n

  • emboscada (feminine) to lay an ambush (for sb/sth) tender(le)* una emboscada (a algn/algo) they lay o waited in ambush for the column to pass esperaron emboscados a que pasara la columna
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    • There have been frequent attacks on livestock too, with crocodiles waiting in ambush near the river bank.
    • Barracuda and dogtooth tuna are a common sight along these edges just cruising or lying in ambush.
    • He could only see one metal wall, so he had no idea of how well it was guarded or if an ambush was waiting for him.

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Word of the day insensible
adj
insensitive …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.