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Pronunciation: /hɜːrd; hɜːd/

Translation of herd in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (of cattle) manada (feminine), vacada (feminine), tropa (feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (of goats) rebaño (masculine); (of pigs) piara (feminine), manada (feminine) to ride herd on sth/sb (American English/inglés norteamericano) cuidar de algo/algn, vigilar algo/a algn 1.2 (of wild animals) manada (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) the herd instinct el instinto gregario
    Example sentences
    • There's variety in the animals and produce and the freedom to focus on the aspects you most enjoy, such as foregoing a big garden in favor of a herd of animals.
    • The latest foot and mouth outbreak in Brazil has affected 153 animals in a herd of 582 cattle and eight pigs.
    • The idea is to move the livestock into bigger herds and move them around more.
    1.3 (of people) [pejorative/peyorativo] tropel (masculine) the (common) herd la masa, el vulgo to follow the herd seguir* a la masa or al rebaño
    Example sentences
    • Get an alpine start by leaving Longs Peak Ranger Station no later than 2 a.m. to beat the storms and the herds of Denverites who crowd the trail all summer.
    • Friday night Bingo crowds were typically large herds of older females.
    • I found myself shouting insults at the telly when I saw herds of women virtually knocking each other unconscious to get at the Stella McCartney clothes in H & M.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [animals] ir* en manada 1.2 [people] apiñarse

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