There are 2 translations of rather in Spanish:

rather1

adv

/ˈræðər; ˈrɑːðə(r)/
  • 1 1.1 (stating preference) I'd rather walk than go by bus prefiero andar a ir en autobús I'd rather not preferiría no hacerlo ( or no ir etc) I'd rather you didn't smoke preferiría que no fumaras I'd rather not think about that prefiero no pensar en eso which would you rather have, an apple or an orange? ¿qué prefieres, una manzana o una naranja? I'd do anything rather than give up dancing haría cualquier cosa antes que dejar de bailar I'd rather die than … preferiría morir a … rather you than me! ¡menos mal que eres tú y no yo! 1.2 (more precisely) we're acquaintances rather than friends somos conocidos, más que amigos, no somos amigos, más bien conocidos she has a shop, or rather a stall tiene una tienda, o mejor dicho un puesto 1.3 (instead) he wasn't upset about it; rather, he was relieved no estaba disgustado sino más bien aliviado
  • 2 (fairly) bastante; (somewhat) algo, un poco it's rather a long way queda bastante lejos it's rather a o a rather good book el libro es bastante bueno or no está nada mal she looks rather like Janet se parece algo or un poco a Janet I rather suspect you're right yo diría que tienes razón I rather think that … me da la impresión or tengo la sensación de que … are you tired? — yes, I am, rather ¿estás cansado? — sí, bastante
    More example sentences
    • Some of the monkeys were friendly, but others were behaving rather oddly.
    • Alex, who is rather arrogant and unpleasant, begins to receive strange text messages.
    • It was, rather strangely, his extensive knowledge of astrology that led to his first appointment.

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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.

There are 2 translations of rather in Spanish:

rather2

exclamation

/ræˈðɜːr; rɑːˈðɜːr; rɑːˈðɜː(r)/
  • (BrE) [colloq & dated], ¡ya lo creo!, ¡por supuesto!

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Word of the day toque
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Cultural fact of the day

peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.