Translation of compassion in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəmˈpæʃən/


uncountable/no numerable
  • compasión (feminine), piedad (feminine) to arouse compassion despertar* compasión to move sb to compassion mover* a algn a compasión they had no compassion toward the victims no tuvieron compasión con las víctimas

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.