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jungle

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌŋgəl/

Translation of jungle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] selva (feminine), jungla (feminine) the law of the jungle la ley de la selva
    Example sentences
    • Such terrain includes cities, jungles, and dense forests, but it also includes open terrain when it is mountainous or broken, affording the enemy numerous hiding places.
    • He fell on top of a colossal butte overlooking a dense jungle.
    • Your guide will lead you through miles of old cane lands, tropical forests, and jungles rich with magnificent scenery.
    1.2 (confusion, tangle) maraña (feminine), laberinto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The tops of the washing machines are covered by a jungle of well-watered pot plants.
    • My carpaccio was passable, but far too sparse and hidden beneath a jungle of foliage.
    • We sit there sometimes, but prefer the front, which is more like a jungle of plants where coffee refills are 10 minutes apart.
    1.3 (hostile place) jungla (feminine) concrete jungle la jungla de(l) asfalto
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps, our urban jungle is just as bewildering for the old man and his daughter.
    • But the European airline industry remains an insane jungle of bizarre and complex rules.
    • I know it's shameless, but the publishing world is a competitive jungle and, hey, you have to grab what chances you can.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Music/Música] jungle (masculine), música (feminine) jungle

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