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inflammatory

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈflæmətɔːri; ɪnˈflæmətri/

Translation of inflammatory in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (arousing anger) [speech/remark/writing] incendiario, que exalta or [literary/literario] inflama los ánimos
    Example sentences
    • Some journalists have attacked the inflammatory speeches of some imams.
    • He was charged with making inflammatory speeches and inciting people to violence.
    • We can only speculate as to why Mr Townend chose to deliver his inflammatory speech when he did.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] inflamatorio
    Example sentences
    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.
    • Fistulae may result from localized infection or indicate inflammatory bowel disease.
    • Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease in which your immune system attacks some of your own cells.

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