Translation of backlash in Spanish:

backlash

Pronunciation: /ˈbæklæʃ/

n

  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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
    More example sentences
    • The trigger pull is adjustable for distance as well as for pull weight and backlash.

Definition of backlash in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.