Translation of externalize in Spanish:

externalize

Pronunciation: /ekˈstɜːrnlaɪz; ɪkˈstɜːnəlaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [problem/symptom] exteriorizar*
    More example sentences
    • Indonesians are trained to cope with stressful interpersonal situations in an entirely different way to Westerners, who, for the most part, are encouraged to externalize their thoughts, opinions, or frustrations.
    • Women think of suicide more than men as women suffer more from depression but women are more likely to externalise their emotions than men.
    • Gould and Shatzy share a talent for telling stories, another coping mechanism for externalizing their fears.

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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.