- 1 (period, spell) I had a bout of flu tuve una gripe or (Colombia) (Mexico/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 tragediaMore example sentences
- 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)More example sentences
- 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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.