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commentary

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmənteri; ˈkɒməntəri; -tri/

Translation of commentary in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 [Radio] [Sport/Deporte] [Television/Televisión] (on event) comentarios (masculine plural), crónica (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) commentary box cabina (feminine) de prensa
    Example sentences
    • John Motson has been a television football commentator for the BBC since 1971, and has recently started doing radio match commentaries for BBC Radio Five Live.
    • He will also present other sports programmes for BBC London, fitting them into his schedule of commentaries for BBC Radio Five Live.
    • Green has been providing his unique commentaries for Radio Five since it started in 1994 and will continue to do so.
    1.2 (analysis) comentario (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The commentary to both texts notes that significant harm need not be substantial but must be ‘more than trivial’.
    • The Javanese system comprises thousands of Islamic boarding schools that have been set up to teach the core texts of Islam, along with critiques and commentaries on those texts.
    • If only Brian Herbert would follow the example of Christopher Tolkien and publish the notes along with other commentaries.

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