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American English: /kəˈmoʊʃ(ə)n/
British English: /kəˈməʊʃ(ə)n/

Translation of commotion in Spanish:

noun no plural

  • 1 (outrage) to cause (a) commotion
    producir or causar una conmoción
    their detention caused a commotion throughout the country
    su detención conmocionó al país
    to make a commotion about something
    armar un escándalo por or sobre algo
    Example sentences
    • I heard some noise and his excited voice and a whole lot of other commotions.
    • His arms around his head, he shut his eyes, blocking out all the commotions that came from outside his room and making his mind completely blank, devoid of any obvious emotions.
    • Alerted by the commotion the burglar was disturbed and chased by pub regulars but he got away.

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