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American English: /ˈɪns(j)ələr/
British English: /ˈɪnsjʊlə/

Translation of insular in Spanish:


  • 1 (narrow, parochial)
    estrecho de miras
    the students had formed into insular little cliques
    los estudiantes habían formado grupitos cerrados
    Example sentences
    • For all the globalisation of the twenty-first century, we live in a fairly insular society where ‘outside’ opinions are seldom expressed or discussed.
    • Though police inhabited an intensely insular culture, they shared one primary reference point with the citizens in whose name they served: the street.
    • My emnity is directed at management, which has an odd insular culture that seems utterly unaware of how their decisions affect the customer.
  • 2 (Geography)
    de las islas
    Example sentences
    • The peace and quiet of small town America seems to suit the taciturn Finn, but Joe, the loudmouth coffee wagon operator who parks outside Finn's depot, challenges Finn's insular existence.
    • As a result, we have become very insular, and my parents in particular have found it difficult to form lasting friendships, or indeed temporary acquaintanceships.
    • We, in our society, too frequently place ourselves in insular groups that do not freely talk to one another.
    Example sentences
    • Shalisa Creek Bay had been settling in for a day of quiet, insular restfulness.
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