There are 2 translations of ferment in Spanish:

ferment1

vt

/fərˈment; fəˈment/
  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] [Cookery/Cocina] (hacer*) fermentar
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    • Without lactase, milk and other lactose-rich foods ferment in the intestine, releasing excessive gas.
    • Next, the juice is placed in stainless steel tanks or oak barrels where the wine will ferment following the addition of yeast.
    • When milk ferments, naturally or aided by chemicals in the dairy, the milk changes into a solid fraction and a watery fraction (whey).
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    • People in ancient China, India and the Mediterranean region employed biochemistry for making bread with yeast, fermenting beer and wine, and treating diseases with plant and animal extracts.
    • The starch stored in natural plant sugars is harvested and then the sugar is fermented into lactic acid.
    • In this case, the beer is fully fermented, then filtered to remove the yeast, then carbonated and stored in a tightly sealed keg, ready for immediate drinking.
    1.2 (stir up) [trouble/unrest] fomentar
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    • I would not want anything to be said in relation to that that would ferment any problems.
    • The problem is, that we can't ferment the democratic revolution ourselves, because most of the democratizers seem to be saying to us, keep your distance.
    • ‘The principal and his henchmen blamed us for fermenting trouble and putting dangerous ideas in the heads of young people,’ he says.

vi

/fərˈment; fəˈment/

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There are 2 translations of ferment in Spanish:

ferment2

n

/ˈfɜːrment/
  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (turmoil) agitación (feminine) to be in ferment estar* agitado or conmocionado
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    • That suggests greater ferment - and more excitement - in Singapore's arts scene.
    • Hollenstein's education also went on outside the studio classroom, for Munich was a major site of artistic ferment in the first decade of the twentieth century.
    • There is still the sense of scientific, political and religious ferment, although Pears is a much more literary writer.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (substance) fermento (masculine) 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (process) fermentado (masculine)
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    • They have a slightly gamy flavour, due to the enzymes or ferments from the gut.
    • In my opinion, the albuminous materials were never the ferments, but the nutrients of the ferment.
    • The recent literature on ferments seemed to indicate that enzymes were a more likely candidate.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.