Translation of invasion in Spanish:

invasion

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈveɪʒən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] invasión (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [plans/strategy] de invasión
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    • I have never heard of any of them volunteering to join our forces in an armed invasion.
    • He launched the second invasion to retake by force the rebellious republic.
    • The second scenario would involve a limited invasion of special forces and a sustained bombing campaign.
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    • The Torah speaks of the evil prophet Bilaam praising the Israelites for dwelling arrangements that prevented unwanted intrusions and other invasions of privacy.
    • The reason nobody takes action over unjustifiable privacy invasions is because the very taking of such actions would cause further and more intrusive invasions of privacy.
    • I'm not sure, but I suspect such a perspective would reveal that steps that in the United States are considered severe and unwarranted invasions of privacy are considered rather routine abroad.
    1.2 (of tourists, relatives) invasión (feminine) a gross invasion of my privacy/rights una violación de mi intimidad/mis derechos
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    • The final whistle sparked a pitch invasion of ecstatic fans and the Burnley players got off as quickly as they could.
    • He was later caught up in the pitch invasion as he was carried by celebrating fans.
    • This was to be the last action of the game as the referee blew the final whistle and the pitch invasion and celebrations got underway.
    1.3 [Biology/Biología] invasión (feminine)

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.