Translation of analogy in Spanish:

analogy

Pronunciation: /əˈnælədʒi/

noun/nombre (plural -gies)

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  • analogía (feminine) to draw an analogy with sth establecer* una analogía con algo the texts show analogies with … los textos presentan analogías con … to argue by o from analogy razonar por analogía
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    • Between the taboo of ‘eating the dead’ and that of eating domestic animals, the analogy between relatives and animals is clear.
    • There is a limited analogy between the relation of theology to religious discourse and the relation of logic to language.
    • The analogy between outlawing gay marriage and interracial marriage won't withstand scrutiny.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.