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complaint
American English: /kəmˈpleɪnt/
British English: /kəmˈpleɪnt/

Translation of complaint in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (statement of displeasure) my main complaint was the food
    mi principal (motivo de) queja era la comida
    to make a complaint to lodge a complaint
    presentar una queja
    hacer una reclamación or (in Latin America also) 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)
    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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