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incident

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsədənt; ˈɪnsɪdənt/

Translation of incident in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (event) incidente (masculine), episodio (masculine) the day passed without incident el día transcurrió sin incidentes
    Example sentences
    • The occurrence and magnitude of incidents related to economic, social and political instability are unpredictable.
    • Over the years Arthur has had many amusing incidents happen to him.
    • I would like to relate a recent incident that happened to one of my friends in her 30s.
    1.2 (disturbance) incidente (masculine) there were several bloody incidents hubo varios hechos de sangre
    Example sentences
    • The drivers claim they are at risk because of the nature of the job, and say that police have not been responding efficiently to emergency calls following assaults and violent incidents.
    • Four footballers are facing court cases arising out of two separate alleged incidents involving violent assaults.
    • Other incidents included violent disturbances, assault on a 23-year-old man, shouting threats to kill and spitting at residents.

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