n (plural -lies)
- 1 (mass meeting) concentración (feminine) political rally mitin (m), mítin (m)More 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 rallyMore 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)More 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 (f) or ofensiva (f) 4.2 (recovery) [Finance/Finanzas] repunte (m), recuperación (f); [Medicine/Medicina] mejoría (feminine)More 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.
vi (-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 embajadaMore example sentences1.2
(rallying present participle/participio presente)[call/point] de concentración
- Omar's speech was a desperate move to rally what little support he had left.
- We will be out in force to make sure people know what's going on and rallying even more support.
- He rallied great popular support for his scheme.
- 2 2.1 [Military/Militar] volver* a formar 2.2 (recover) [person] recuperarse, reponerse* 2.3 [Finance/Finanzas] [currency/price] repuntar, recuperarseMore example sentences
- However, the shares rallied later in the day as the market digested the news.
- HP shares had rallied on the early news of layoffs, but they're slightly slower today.
- If we are correct, and at some future date the price of gold rallies like the yen did, there will be financial turmoil.
- 3 [Cars/Automovilismo] correr rallys/un rallyMore example sentences
- However, Gareth has rallied in Ireland in recent times, so he is certainly familiar with pace note asphalt rallies.
- He has been rallying for six years and entered the 2004 Safari Rally.
- ‘We just keep finding the limit,’ said Mark on Friday as he rallied on the island for the first time.
vt (-lies, -lying, -lied)
- 1 1.1 [support/vote] conseguir* 1.2 [people] unir, cohesionarMore example sentences
- Edmund rallied his forces, and for a little while it seemed that the Danes might still be driven back.
- He himself appeared in Sukhumi in a steel helmet, trying to rally his forces at the last moment, and only escaped by the skin of his teeth.
- Instead, he had sent Afan on to rally the forces left in Nottingham to move out and meet Arthur in battle once more.
- 2 2.1 [Military/Militar] volver* a formar 2.2 [strength/spirits] recobrarMore example sentences
- He lost half of his new fleet; but his troops rallied and in turn defeated the rebels.
- Freeman's troops rallied, held the Chinese off and miraculously survived.
- But the French Army rallied, the enemy was driven back and the borders of Revolutionary France began to expand.