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Pronunciation: /ˈræli/

Translation of rally in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -lies)

  • 1 (mass meeting) concentración (feminine) political rally mitin (masculine), mítin (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • For example, service members as well as government civilians can attend political meetings or rallies.
    • My activities went from merely attending meetings, rallies, and protests to organizing them.
    • Hundreds of people are expected to turn out today for a mass rally in support of efforts to save the historic Duke of Wellington's Regiment.
  • 2 [Cars/Automovilismo] rally (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [car/driver] de rally
    Example sentences
    • Amazingly, although set up to tackle the roughest rally terrain in the world, the Group B cars could race on a track as well.
    • Antoine Bessette lost his rear wing in the closing laps of the race, but the former rally driver kept firm control of his car and finished in eighth.
    • They will also continue to compete in historic road rallies.
  • 3 (in tennis, badminton) peloteo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Once in a while a tennis match will reach its climax with both players convinced they are going to win until the last stroke of the last rally.
    • I like the back-and-forth sound in tennis of two good players having a long rally or even just warming up.
    • When he was 10, he worked as a ball boy at a seniors' tournament, giving him the chance to hit a few rallies with John McEnroe.
  • 4 4.1 (renewed offensive) nueva acometida (feminine) or ofensiva (feminine) 4.2 (recovery) [Finance] repunte (masculine), recuperación (feminine); [Medicine/Medicina] mejoría (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The dollar has advanced 1.9 percent during the three-week rally, trimming its decline to 11.8 percent in the year.
    • Markets are unpredictable, and even the smartest market watchers can't predict sudden rallies and declines.
    • It suggests the possibility of gaining a similar result over a future time period made up of bear market declines and bullish rallies.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-lies, -lying, -lied)

  • 1 1.1 (unite) unirse; (gather) congregarse* the whole country rallied to the support of the president todo el país se unió en apoyo del presidente protestors rallied outside the embassy un grupo de manifestantes se congregó frente a la embajada 1.2
    (rallying present participle/participio presente)
    [call/point] de concentración
  • 2 2.1 [Military/Militar] volver* a formar 2.2 (recover) [person] recuperarse, reponerse* 2.3 [Finance] [currency/price] repuntar, recuperarse
  • 3 [Cars/Automovilismo] correr rallys/un rally

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-lies, -lying, -lied)

  • 2 2.1 [Military/Militar] volver* a formar 2.2 [strength/spirits] recobrar

Phrasal verbs

rally round

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio all the neighbors rallied round to help todos los vecinos se juntaron para ayudar 1.1verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento they all rallied round him todos acudieron a ofrecerle apoyo

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