Translation of placebo in Spanish:

placebo

Pronunciation: /pləˈsiːbəʊ/

noun/nombre (plural placebos or , placeboes)

  • placebo (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • According to the report published in the British Medical Journal, 60 percent of medical professionals prescribe placebos to their patients.
    • According to a new study by Israeli researchers, most doctors prescribe placebos to their patients, and in most of these cases, the patients are told they are receiving real medication.
    • And, if some patients benefit from placebos, and they are not harmed, I guess I can live with that.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.