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barbarity

Pronunciation: /bɑːrˈbærəti; bɑːˈbærəti/

Translation of barbarity in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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  • 1.1 (brutality) brutalidad (feminine) the barbarities of the regime las atrocidades del régimen
    Example sentences
    • Ghastly and horrendous as it was, the sustained massacres, barbarities and cruelties committed on the Hindus that lasted off and on for almost a millennium were of an even larger magnitude.
    • Many regarded the cruelties and barbarities of communist regimes as inherent in communism.
    • At a time when the world is numbed with barbarities and deceits, Fanon, with his passionate anger, needs to be rediscovered.
    1.2 (lack of cultivation) barbarie (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • There has been a great deal of uninformed comment about how this work resurrects the medievalism - that is, supposedly, the barbarity - of Passion plays, but I wonder how many of these critics have actually seen a medieval Passion play.
    • These women's voices were often mediated by male authorities who shaped their stories in ways that supported colonial endeavours and reinforced an opposition between ideas of pure female virtue and native barbarity.
    • He was troubled by the barbarity of manners on the frontier.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.