Translation of backlash in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbæklæʃ/


  • 1 countable/numerable (adverse reaction) reacción (feminine) violenta there are fears of a Christian backlash se teme una violenta reacción por parte de los cristianos
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    • Women have seen this development as a backlash against equality and democracy.
    • Today rogue animosity fuels a backlash against the development of the global economy and the spread of democracy.
    • They both maintained there would not be a political backlash against Labour in the next General Election.
  • 2 [Mechanical Engineering/Mecánica] 2.1 countable/numerable (recoil) contragolpe (masculine) 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (excessive play) juego (masculine) excesivo
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    • The trigger pull is adjustable for distance as well as for pull weight and backlash.

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