There are 2 translations of explosive in Spanish:

explosive1

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspləʊsɪv/

adj

  • 1 1.1 [gas/mixture/change] explosivo an explosive device un artefacto explosivo
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    • When this vehicle was blown apart by an improvised explosive device, an IED, debris flew in every direction.
    • As we reported, the military today said it discovered sarin nerve gas in an explosive device, an artillery shell, in fact.
    • ‘You drop a tank of fuel and a small explosive charge to burst it apart,’ he explained.
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    • In other words, the explosive increase in the number of passenger cars and licensed drivers over the past decade resulted in poor education in driving etiquette and traffic rules.
    • However, there has not been a single explosive increase in spending similar to what would have been required to make the business plans of the bubble years a reality.
    • Since then, the argument goes, there has been an explosive increase in the quantity of money in circulation, mainly due to the creation of credit.
    1.2 (likely to erupt) [issue/situation] explosivo, delicado; [combination] explosivo
  • 2 2.1 (volatile) [temper] explosivo 2.2 (dramatic) fulminante
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    • Here is a suggested sequence of events to participate in to get through anger or a potentially explosive situation.
    • Willingness to negotiate and compromise, when appropriate, helps regain control of an explosive situation.
    • The league, moving in their habitually mysterious ways, think the club have been ‘excessive’ in response to a moderately explosive controversy.

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Word of the day merienda
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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of explosive in Spanish:

explosive2

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more