Translation of offense in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈfens/
, (BrE) offence


  • 1 c (breach of law, regulations) infracción (f)
    (criminal offense)
    delito (m) to commit an offense cometer una infracción a traffic offense una infracción de tráfico
  • 2 2.1 (cause of outrage) (no pl) atentado (m) an offense against decency un atentado contra la moral that building is an offense to the eye ese edificio hace daño a la vista 2.2 u (resentment, displeasure) to cause/give offense to sb ofender a algn to take offense at sth ofenderse or sentirse* ofendido por algo no offense meant — none taken sin ánimo de ofender — ¡faltaba más!

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.