Translation of bout in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /baʊt/


  • 1 (period, spell) I had a bout of flu tuve una gripe or (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México) gripa muy fuerte fully recovered after a bout of illness totalmente recuperado luego de una enfermedad bout of negotiations tanda (feminine) or ronda (feminine) de negociaciones after a bout of activity tras una racha de actividad a drinking bout that ended in tragedy una borrachera or juerga que terminó en tragedia
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    • The sad truth is that one in five of us will suffer from a bout of severe depressive illness and many more will dip in and out of milder depressions.
    • It was also revealed the 31-year-old suffered severe bouts of depression.
    • His men weren't given to strong bouts of emotion, which was how he'd designed them to be.
  • 2 [Sport/Deporte] (in boxing, wrestling) combate (masculine), encuentro (masculine); (in fencing) asalto (masculine)
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    • The phrase originates from the days of early bare-knuckle boxing or prizefighting bouts, a time long before any rules were produced by the Marquess of Queensberry.
    • Fox's Celebrity Boxing scored a knockout in the ratings ring, undoubtedly ensuring a long string of rematches, grudge matches and return bouts.
    • The Holmes-Norton title fight ranks up there with the greatest Heavyweight Championship bouts of all time.

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