Translation of container in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈteɪnər; kənˈteɪnə(r)/


  • 1.1 (receptacle) recipiente (masculine); (as packaging) envase (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • It is packed in an airtight container such as a foil pouch to prevent it from absorbing moisture.
    • One by one she poured the water back into the bowl from the glass containers.
    • The tube did not make any contact with the glass container or with the pan of the balance.
    1.2 [Transport/Transporte] contenedor (masculine), contáiner (masculine) container terminal terminal (feminine) de portacontenedores container train tren (masculine) de contenedores container transport transporte (masculine) en contenedores container truck camión (masculine) portacontenedores

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.