There are 2 translations of lapse in Spanish:

lapse1

Pronunciation: /læps/

n

  • 1 1.1 (fault, error) lapsus (m) , falla (f) , fallo (m) (Esp) a security lapse una falla or (Esp) un fallo or descuido en el sistema de seguridad a lapse of concentration una falta de concentración, un descuido to have a lapse of memory tener* una falla or (Esp) un fallo de memoria, tener* un lapsus (de memoria) an astonishing lapse of taste una sorprendente falta de gusto 1.2 (slip, decline)lapse from sth it was her one lapse from the straight and narrow fue su único desliz, fue la única vez que se apartó del buen camino a lapse from grace una caída en desgracialapse into sth her sudden lapse into silence surprised me su repentino silencio me sorprendió the ending is spoiled by a lapse into sentimentality el final se resiente por caer en lo sentimental
  • 2 (interval) lapso (m) , período (m) a considerable lapse of time un considerable lapso de tiempo there was a lapse in the conversation se hizo un silencio en la conversación

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Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.

There are 2 translations of lapse in Spanish:

lapse2

vi

  • 1 (fall, slip) standards have lapsed el nivel ha decaídoto lapse from sth she lapsed from her customary courteousness dejó de lado su cortesía habitual the Kingdom has lapsed from its former glory [literario/literary] el Reino ha perdido su antigua gloriato lapse into sth he lapsed into silence se calló, se quedó callado to lapse into bad habits adquirir* malos hábitos to lapse into unconsciousness perder* el conocimiento she lapsed into French/the local dialect empezó a hablar en francés/el dialecto local a lapsed Catholic un católico que ha dejado de practicar
  • 3 (pass) several hours had lapsed habían transcurrido varias horas

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Word of the day saliva
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saliva …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.