Translation of nuisance in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈnuːsns; ˈnjuːsəns/


  • 1.1 (occurrence, thing) to be a nuisance ser* un fastidio or [familiar/colloquial] una lata or una pesadez, ser* un incordio (Esp) what a nuisance ¡qué fastidio!, ¡qué lata! [familiar/colloquial] (before n) the strikes had considerable nuisance value las huelgas fueron un gran irritante 1.2 (person) pesado, -da (m,f), incordio (m) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] stop being a nuisance! déjate de molestar or [familiar/colloquial] de dar la lata he's always making a nuisance of himself siempre está dando la lata [familiar/colloquial]
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    • If the newcomers wanted to make a go of it here and did not make a nuisance of themselves, they could be Australians.
    • They don't want to go along to annual general meetings and make a nuisance of themselves.
    • In return, they don't secede or otherwise make a nuisance of themselves.
    1.3 [Law] a public nuisance una alteración del orden público
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    • The courts tend to approach the question of the existence of a nuisance, whether public or private, as a question of fact.
    • What constitutes a statutory nuisance is carefully defined in section 79 and so too are numerous exceptions.
    • Picketing accompanied by violence, or even merely noise, may be a private nuisance.

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