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rampant

Pronunciation: /ˈræmpənt/

Translation of rampant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (uncontrolled) [inflation] galopante; [growth] desenfrenado; [crime] endémico the ivy was running rampant over the garden la hiedra crecía exuberante por todo el jardín disease was rampant proliferaban las enfermedades
    Example sentences
    • Online rumors and misinformation are rampant and can spread like wildfire.
    • One of the more insidious invasions of our privacy rights is the rampant spread of drug tests in the American workplace.
    • This job, more than any other, has really opened my eyes to just how rampant and unchecked mental illness is these days.
  • 2 (in heraldry) (after noun/detrás del nombre) rampante
    Example sentences
    • The massively arched door, in the style of a portcullis, is defended on either side by rampant lions, petrified in mid-snarl.
    • Groups of winged sphinxes and griffins trampling fallen goats alternate with rampant goats and seated griffins.
    • Now the dome was restored to its original purple, and the gold rampant horse reared above it.

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