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clamor

Pronunciation: /ˈklæmər; ˈklæmə(r)/
, (British English/inglés británico) clamour

Translation of clamor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (noise) clamor (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • But underneath all the clamor and the noise, a single heart beats.
    • The noise had reached a clamour, and the smoke was making their eyes water.
    • With each passing moment, as the horizon became a little brighter, the clamor became louder, until all the knights of the camp were up and about, making ready for their departure.
    1.2 (outcry) clamor (masculine)clamor for/against sth the clamor for increased subsidies las voces que reclamaban un aumento en las subvenciones the public clamor against her appointment el clamor popular contra su nombramiento
    Example sentences
    • ‘The clamour for early interest rate increases is unjustified and potentially dangerous, particularly for manufacturing,’ he said.
    • Many locals also work with the international agencies, and are well off by past standards, although the clamour for more jobs in an economy with high unemployment is intense.
    • In view of the clamour for more public spending, especially on health, transport and education, the Chancellor is seen as more likely to choose to boost public expenditure than cut taxes.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • gritar the children started clamoring to go home los niños empezaron a gritar que se querían ir a casato clamor for sth to clamor for justice clamar por justicia some elements are already clamoring for war algunos sectores ya están pidiendo guerra a gritos

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