Translation of disturbance in Spanish:

disturbance

Pronunciation: /dɪˈstɜːrbəns; dɪˈstɜːbəns/

n

  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable 1.1 (noisy disruption) alboroto (m), tumulto (m) to cause/create a disturbance armar/provocar* un alboroto the aircraft are a continual disturbance los aviones son una molestia constante 1.2 (interruption) interrupción (feminine)
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (of routine, order) alteración (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • I had expected a degree of disturbance and interruption as I switched over to Retirement Pension from Incapacity Benefit, and still do.
    • Goliath continued, wanting no disturbance or interruption in his clarification.
    • Try to find a quiet place that has no possibility of disturbance or interruption.
  • 3 countable/numerable (riot) disturbio (masculine) there have been several large-scale disturbances in the capital se han registrado varios disturbios de consideración en la capital
    More example sentences
    • The people gathered round then debated what ‘damages’ she would have to pay to the community for having caused a disturbance of the peace.
    • According to Bulgarian border police, the group had caused a disturbance of the peace and were not fit to enter the country.
    • The state defines unlawful assembly as a threat of ‘tumultuous disturbance of the peace.’

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