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nuisance
American English: /ˈn(j)usəns/
British English: /ˈnjuːs(ə)ns/

Translation of nuisance in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (occurrence, thing) to be a nuisance
    ser un fastidio or [colloquial] una lata or una pesadez
    ser un incordio (Spain)
    what a nuisance
    ¡qué fastidio!
    ¡qué lata! [colloquial]
    (before noun) the strikes had considerable nuisance value
    las huelgas fueron un gran irritante
  • 2 (person) stop being a nuisance!
    déjate de molestar
    déjate de dar la lata [colloquial]
    he's always making a nuisance of himself
    siempre está dando la lata [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (Law)a public nuisance
    una alteración del orden público
    Example sentences
    • 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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