- 1 (in general) this was done to relieve overcrowding on the platforms esto se llevó a cabo para paliar el congestionamiento en los andenes they complained about the overcrowding on the trains se quejaron de lo aborrotados que iban los trenes
- 2 (in prisons) hacinamiento (masculine) the severe overcrowding in our prisons el hacinamiento en nuestras cárceles
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.