Translation of error in Spanish:

error

Pronunciation: /ˈerər; ˈerə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 c (mistake) error (m) a clerical/printing/spelling error un error administrativo/de imprenta/ortográfico to make an error cometer un error a tactical error un error táctico
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    • 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.
    1.2 u (being wrong) error (m) in error por equivocación, por 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 (Esp tb) un fallo humano to see the error of one's ways darse* cuenta de que se ha actuado mal
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    • 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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