Share this entry

battalion
American English: /bəˈtæljən/
British English: /bəˈtalɪən/

Translation of battalion in Spanish:

noun

  • battalions of workers/strikers
    ejércitos (masculine plural) de obreros/huelguistas
    Example sentences
    • It has, however, successfully filled a gap produced by the collapse of the big battalions of the international secular Left.
    • India's specialized technology institutes are turning out battalions of software wizards.
    • Legislation was introduced to control prices, and exports, to requisition cereals, and to organize labour battalions to work the land.

Definition of battalion in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day mecate
    Pronunciation:
    m
    string …
    Cultural fact of the day

    Opus Dei

    Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.