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complaint

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpleɪnt/

Translation of complaint in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (statement of displeasure) queja (feminine), reclamo (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) my main complaint was the food mi principal (motivo de) queja era la comida to make a complaint quejarse, reclamar to lodge a complaint presentar una queja, hacer* una reclamación or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) presentar un reclamo they have no cause/grounds for complaint no tienen motivo de queja
    Example sentences
    • She refused to say whether she has received complaints that firms are feasting at the city trough.
    • I feel that because of the tremendous amount of complaints that they received last year they felt they had to do something.
    • Some of the worst complaints that I received were about what was happening inside the interrogation rooms.
    1.2 (ailment) dolencia (feminine) [formal], afección (feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Many diseases or medical conditions have vertigo as an associated complaint, Gantz notes.
    • Iwan said that his uncle had a number of medical complaints such as hepatitis and diabetes.
    • Minerva has long believed that stress can trigger skin complaints, although some dermatologists disagree.

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