Translation of offense in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈfens/
, (British English/inglés británico) offence


  • 2 2.1 (cause of outrage) (no plural/sin plural) atentado (masculine) 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 uncountable/no numerable (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!
  • 3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) also /ˈɑːfens/ 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (attack) ataque (m), ofensiva (f) weapons of offense armas (feminine plural) ofensivas 3.2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] (línea (f) de) ataque (m), (línea (f)) ofensiva (f) a good player on offense un buen jugador en el ataque

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The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.