Translation of cause in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (of accident, event) the cause of death is unknowncause and effectse desconoce la causa de la muertecausa y efectoExample sentences1.2 uncountable (reason, grounds) there's some cause for concern
there's no cause for concernexisten motivos or razones para preocuparseI have every cause to regret itno hay por qué preocuparsewithout (good) causetengo motivos sobrados para lamentarloshe was furious, and with (good) causesin causa (justificada) or motivo (justificado)to show cause (Law)estaba furiosa, y con (toda la) razónExample sentences
- This way of thinking led to his distinctive ideas about the causes of natural phenomena.
- Visiting Alice in hospital, Byrne would often ask the psychiatrists for an explanation for her condition, a root cause.
- We must also determine the causes of this phenomenon.
- Lopez is said to have promised not to dismiss him ‘without good cause or reason’.
- Vandalism and criminal damage caused by airguns is an increasing problem which is giving cause for concern according to police.
- When the horse suffered a mild fetlock injury on July 22 it was a cause for concern but no cause for panic.
- 2 countable 2.1 (ideal, movement) to fight/die for the causeit's a good causeluchar/morir por la causahe worked for the cause of nuclear disarmamentes una buena causathey fought in the cause of freedomtrabajó en pro del desarme nuclearto make common cause with somebodylucharon en pro de la libertad2.2 (case) (Law) to plead somebody's causehacer causa común con alguienabogar por alguienExample sentences
- He always fought individual causes with the same passion that he applied to collective ones.
- Every individual shall have the right to have his cause heard.
- At the same time, the reluctance of some women with legitimate causes to plead a suit of force and fear at all, hints that they feared the courts might have condoned the use of coercion.
- Kent Kaiser likewise has a long record as public advocate for conservative causes, and particularly those of the religious right.
- However you choose to play the numbers game, these protests clearly did not represent a movement of people committed to a cause.
- Since his retirement, Cronkite has been an outspoken advocate of liberal causes.
- to cause somebody problemsto cause somebody sorrow/paincausarle or ocasionarle problemas a alguiento cause somebody/somethingcausarle tristeza/dolor a alguien
to+ infinitivetheir criticism caused him to resignhacer que alguien/algo + subjunctivethis caused the rope to breaksus críticas motivaron or provocaron su renunciasus críticas hicieron que renunciarathe police caused the road to be closed [formal]esto hizo que se rompiera la sogala policía ordenó cerrar la calleExample sentences
- Miss Young said his mixed race had caused him problems and led to bullying at school.
- The foam and plastic from the seats caused the fire to spread rapidly though the bus.
- Swindon Council may also serve a warning notice on riders causing a noise nuisance.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.