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inconvenience
American English: /ˌɪnkənˈvinjəns/
British English: /ɪnkənˈviːnɪəns/

Translation of inconvenience in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (unsuitability, troublesomeness)
    Example sentences
    • The 48-hour strikes would mean huge personal inconvenience.
    • Besides personal inconvenience, there are environmental and economic impacts to this situation as well.
    • It needs to be cherished and supported, even if this involves a certain amount of personal inconvenience.
    1.2 uncountable (trouble)
    molestias (feminine plural)
    inconvenientes (masculine plural)
    I'm afraid I put them to great inconvenience
    me temo que les causé muchas molestias or muchos inconvenientes
    1.3 countable (drawback, nuisance) not having a telephone is a great inconvenience
    no tener teléfono es un gran inconveniente or una gran desventaja
    Example sentences
    • Back in the city, his status protects the family from the escalating inconveniences and snags of everyday life, from the food and the fuel shortages; within the house, Papa's reign of terror is unleashed.
    • In these films, everyone who deserves to be happy ends up with what he or she desires, despite any temporary inconveniences or minor setbacks.
    • The other artists are those who tend to ignore what is comforting and instead champion life's difficulties, contradictions and inconveniences.

transitive verb

  • causarle molestias a
    I hope that the change in plan won't inconvenience you
    espero que el cambio de planes no le cause molestias
    I don't want them to inconvenience themselves on my account
    no quiero que se molesten por mí
    Example sentences
    • Also that some have been inconvenienced, with difficulties in reaching Bootham.
    • The Richmond Hill shop is due to close on Tuesday December 30, greatly inconveniencing the many elderly residents who will have to contend with a steep trek in order to reach another branch.
    • Members of Fulford Parish Council fear residents will be greatly inconvenienced by the loss of the Main Street petrol station and its small shop.

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