Translation of gestation in Spanish:

gestation

Pronunciation: /dʒeˈsteɪʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Biology/Biología] gestación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) gestation period período (masculine) de gestación
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    • The reproductive cycle in the adult female consists of all processes leading to conception, gestation, and birth of offspring.
    • They are tales of conception and gestation, birth and rebirth.
    • Clinical history should include complications of pregnancy, duration of gestation, and birth weight.
    1.2 (of thought, idea, plan) [formal] gestación (feminine) [formal]
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    • The other aspect is that it was captured by the green movement during its gestation and development, and now it lacks balance.
    • He had been at the conception, gestation and birth of all of her designs.
    • Rostropovich spent two summers with the ailing Prokofiev and was astonished at the patience with which his suggestions were received during the rewriting of the concerto and the gestation of other works.

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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.