Translation of dying in Spanish:

dying

Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪɪŋ/

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [person/animal] moribundo, agonizante; [race/breed] en vías de extinción; [flame/embers] mortecino [literary/literario] [year/day] [literary/literario], que se apaga [literary/literario]; [words/breath] último, postrero [literary/literario] to my dying day hasta el fin de mis días it was her dying wish that … fue su último deseo que … a dying art un arte que se está perdiendo
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    • What is set up as a life and death struggle, a dying father at the mercy of experimental science, is left unresolved.
    • The bright sky shone down on the dying beast as its death knell rang in my ears.
    • So how do you write a letter to your dying mother - a letter which both you and she know is basically a goodbye?
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    • His dying words and writing helped police catch the man suspected of killing him.
    • The dying words of a young woman were a description of her killer whispered to a policeman as he cradled her in his arms.
    • Renato murders him, but with his dying words Riccardo declares Amelia innocent and pardons his former friend.
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    • But contrary to being a dying art, brewing is flourishing north of the Border.
    • A piece of wood dropped on the dying embers in the fire soon burst into flame.
    • Once upon a time there was a petty bourgeois intellectual born into the dying culture of a declining empire.
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    • Reid was very close to doubling the lead in the dying moments when he hit a fierce shot following a Whatmore knock down.
    • The various candidates had been busy rallying support in the dying moments before the polls closed.
    • Australia closed down the defending champions in the dying moments of the first quarter despite some wayward shooting.

plural noun/nombre plural

  • the dying los moribundos

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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.