Translation of conversion in Spanish:

conversion

Pronunciation: /kənˈvɜːrʒən; kənˈvɜːʃən/

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  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable 1.1 (transformation) conversion (into/to sth) conversión (feminine) or transformación (feminine)(en algo) what's the formula for the conversion of miles into kilometers? ¿cuál es la fórmula para convertir millas a or (Spain/España) en kilómetros? (before noun/delante del nombre) conversion table tabla (feminine) de conversión or de equivalencias 1.2 (change, switch) conversion (from sth to sth) conversión (feminine)(de algo a algo)
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    • The expenditure during the quarter ended June 2002 includes costs incurred towards the process of conversion of the company into a commercial bank.
    • The exhibits explaining the process of bio energy conversion with sewage water would have been music to the ears of die-hard environmentalists.
    • The characteristics of the transformed films and of the process by which conversion occurs challenge current models of the stable surfactant film.
    1.3 [Religion/Religión] conversión (feminine)
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    • The most fundamental religious experience of Newman's life was his adolescent conversion to evangelical religion.
    • A conversion from one religion to another may also help one overcome ambivalence; the imagery used for God may differ from that used in childhood.
    • Unlike Buddhism, Jainism did not advocate conversion to its religion and it did not spread outside the country.
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    • The literary masterpiece Barrow draws on to illumine the path of conversion and repentance is Dante's Purgatorio.
    • Saturday morning I lectured for another three hours on conversion and repentance.
    • The monastery, that is to say, is a place of continual repentance, of constantly renewed conversion.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Law/Derecho] apropiación (feminine) indebida
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    • It was held that the plaintiffs could successfully maintain an action in conversion against the defendant as they still enjoyed the general property in the car.
    • They may be interests in property, as in actions for trespass and conversion; or interests in unimpaired relations with others, as in causing injury or death to relatives.
    • A fortunate few have previously negotiated conversion from lease to proper title with the former laird for just the cost of the legal expenses.
  • 3 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (in rugby) conversión (feminine), transformación (feminine)
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    • Marcus Edwards, Scarborough's influential fly half, was instrumental in most of Scarborough's scoring, kicking all the conversions and a penalty goal.
    • Bob Brown scored three conversions and two drop goals.
    • Andy Bowness kicked a great conversion to level the scores from the right hand touchline.
  • 4 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (in US football) conversión (feminine)
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    • If this monotonous mess doesn't end after two overtimes, teams are forced to go for two points on touchdown conversions.
    • The colleges introduced two-point conversions in 1957.
    • He bagged two touchdowns, four conversions and a penalty.

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