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bulwark

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊlwərk; ˈbʊlwək/

Translation of bulwark in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (defense) baluarte (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • And a bold, well-communicated agenda provides a bulwark against politicians offering division rather than solutions.
    • Mainland authorities are banking on consumer spending to provide a bulwark against weaker capital investment and to broaden the economy's base of growth.
    • Israel calls it a bulwark against suicide bombers spearheading a Palestinian revolt, which is more than 5-years-old.
    1.2
    (bulwarks plural)
    [Nautical/Náutica] macarrones (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • After landing virtually unopposed, the Fifth Corps moved toward the San Juan Heights, the principal bulwark in the first of three defensive lines around the city.
    • Trenches and low walls of earth braced with wooden beams zig-zagged their way across the fields to where Gulf troops laboured at raising bulwarks against rifle fire.
    • Even in wartime, the Israelite army was forbidden to cut down fruit trees, unless they were actually being used as bulwarks in defending against a siege.
    Example sentences
    • I met with some disaster, lost part of my bulwarks and main top gallant mast but by the blessing of God I was preserved and brought here in safety on the 17th of October…
    • There are substantial bulwarks around the side and forward decks for secure footing, and a large foredeck locker, with the anchors stowed on the bowsprit.
    • Next, fin along the bulwarks on the starboard side, down to deeper water.

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Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.