Translation of fatal in Spanish:

fatal

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪtl/

adj

  • 1.1 (causing death) [accident/injury/illness] mortal it is not known who fired the fatal shot no se sabe quién disparó el tiro que le causó la muerte
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    • But we know they are carrying a deadly parasite which has proved fatal to two species.
    • The result would be fatal to most motorists as vehicles are likely to be damaged.
    • This protects the foliage from cold and wind damage as even the walk between shop and car can be fatal to tender plants.
    1.2 (disastrous) [decision/mistake] fatídico, de funestas consecuenciasfatal to sth the delay was fatal to the project el retraso tuvo consecuencias funestas para el proyecto it would be fatal to assume that … sería funesto or tendría funestas consecuencias asumir que … 1.3 (important) fatal the fatal day/hour el día/la hora fatal
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    • However, a couple of fatal flaws in an otherwise solid defence proved costly.
    • It's a fatal flaw in what otherwise has the makings of an entertainingly quirky show.
    • However, when I'd finished the process I discovered a fatal flaw in the new software.

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