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error
American English: /ˈɛrər/
British English: /ˈɛrə/

Translation of error in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable (mistake) a clerical/printing/spelling error
    un error administrativo/de imprenta/ortográfico
    to make an error
    cometer un error
    a tactical error
    un error táctico
    Example sentences
    • A minute mistake, an error of judgement, is all that it takes for a ghastly mishap to occur, resulting in death or worse, a life-long disability.
    • In a way, Nolan makes a similar error of judgement, mistaking atmospheric darkness for thematic darkness.
    • That happens a lot on the web, and sometimes it can be used to cover awful mistakes or errors of judgment.
  • 2 uncountable (being wrong) in error to be in error
    estar en un error
    no allowance was made for statistical error
    no se tuvo en cuenta el margen de error
    owing to human error
    debido a un error or ( (Spain) tb) un fallo humano
    to see the error of one's ways
    darse cuenta de que se ha actuado mal
    Example sentences
    • Now, as a consequent of inadvertent human error, conditions are contrary to preferred expectations.
    • The common threads running through most nuclear accidents are unexpected technical conditions and human error.
    • Lastly, don't discount the possibility of human error when conducting the audit.

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