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conversion
American English: /kənˈvərʒən/
British English: /kənˈvəːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of conversion in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (transformation)conversion (into/to something)
    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) en kilómetros?
    1.2 (change, switch)conversion (from something to something)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Law)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 4
    countable or uncountable (in US football)
    conversión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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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