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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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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Cultural fact of the day

In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).