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blockbuster
American English: /ˈblɑkˌbəstər/
British English: /ˈblɒkbʌstə/

Translation of blockbuster in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (movie)
    éxito (masculine) de taquilla
    (book)
    bestseller (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • They elect presidents and make films into blockbusters and books into bestsellers.
    • I have done a whole body of work - classy blockbusters, completely commercial films and art movies.
    • It's really easy to write a mainstream pop song, a bestselling novel, a blockbuster film…
    1.2 (bomb)
    bomba (feminine) de demolición

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