- 1.1 (occurrence, thing) to be a nuisance ser* un fastidio or [colloquial/familiar] una lata or una pesadez, ser* un incordio (Spain/España) what a nuisance ¡qué fastidio!, ¡qué lata! [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) the strikes had considerable nuisance value las huelgas fueron un gran irritante 1.2 (person) pesado, (m,f), incordio (m) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] stop being a nuisance! déjate de molestar or [colloquial/familiar] de dar la lata he's always making a nuisance of himself siempre está dando la lata [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.3 [Law/Derecho] a public nuisance una alteración del orden público
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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.
- 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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