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Pronunciation: /ˈblɑːkˌbʌstər; ˈblɒkˌbʌstə(r)/

Translation of blockbuster in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (movie) éxito (masculine) de taquilla; (book) bestseller (masculine), superventas (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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