There are 2 translations of radical in Spanish:

radical1

Pronunciation: /ˈrædɪkəl/

adj

  • 1.1 (far-reaching) [change/difference/reform] radical radical surgery cirugía (f) radical
    More example sentences
    • Both groups would be affected by a radical change in the business climate.
    • Are the arguments of those who predict a radical change in the nature of 21st century wars that groundless after all?
    • The people are exhausted from the radical changes that affect their way of life.
    1.2 [politician/policy] radical; [writer] de ideas radicales, de tendencia radical
    More example sentences
    • Wales has always had strong left wing and radical political parties and leaders.
    • She has been the most radical advocate of the party's adoption of an independent stance in elections.
    • Hard-liners formed a radical political party, more extremist than any other.
    1.3 (new and daring) [technique/theory] innovador, radicalmente nuevo
    More example sentences
    • Given the extent to which it is taken for granted today, it can be difficult to fully appreciate the truly innovative and radical approach Frege took to logic.
    • The resulting album attracted two nominations in the Radio 2 folk awards with its radical approach to traditional music.
    • She calls for a radical re-examination of traditional approaches to accountability, transparency and press freedom.

Definition of radical in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of radical in Spanish:

radical2

n

  • 1 (person) radical (mf)
    More example sentences
    • The party has not tried to disguise its new deregulatory approach, which is causing unease among party radicals and old-style social democrats.
    • I try to be a radical in political and social ways, but I'm a terrible conservative when it comes to technology.
    • Rohm was not really a social or political radical.
  • 2 [Chem] radical (m)
    More example sentences
    • Examples of compounds or groups that accept anions include the nitrate and hydroxide radicals.
    • Marcel Nicolet resolved some of this discrepancy by showing how reactive molecular fragments called radicals convert ozone molecules back into O 2.
    • Subsequent oxidation-reduction reactions can also produce superoxide anions, hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals.

Definition of radical in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.