There are 2 translations of challenge in Spanish:

challenge1

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæləndʒ; ˈtʃælɪndʒ/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (summon) desafiar*, retar one knight challenged the other un caballero desafió or retó al otro he challenged him to a duel lo desafió a un duelo, lo retó a duelo to challenge sb to + inf desafiar* a algn a que + subj I challenge you to prove that! ¡lo desafío a que lo demuestre! 1.2 (offer competition to) no one can challenge the leaders now nadie puede hacer peligrar la posición de los líderes they'll be challenged by a coalition at the next election en las próximas elecciones se les enfrentará una coalición 1.3 (question) [authority/right/findings] cuestionar; [assumption/idea/theory] cuestionar, poner* en entredicho or en duda or en tela de juicio
  • 2 (stimulate) suponer* or constituir* un reto or un desafío para this job will really challenge him este trabajo realmente supondrá or constituirá un reto or un desafío para él
  • 3 3.1 (stop) [Mil] darle* el alto a she was challenged by a store detective un guarda de seguridad la abordó 3.2 [Law] [juror] recusar

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of challenge in Spanish:

challenge2

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (to duel, race) desafío (m), reto (m) to issue a challenge to sb desafiar* or retar a algn to take up o accept the challenge aceptar el reto or desafío 1.2 (competition) rival (m) the Democrats are a serious challenge to the government los demócratas constituyen un serio rival para el gobierno 1.3 (disputing) I cannot tolerate this challenge to my authority no tolero que se cuestione mi autoridad
  • 2 c u (stimulation) reto (m), desafío (m) it isn't going to be easy, but I like a challenge no va a ser fácil, pero me gusta todo lo que supone or constituye un reto or un desafío

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.