Translation of ravages in Spanish:

ravages

Pronunciation: /ˈrævɪdʒəz; ˈrævɪdʒɪz/

plural noun/nombre plural

  • estragos (masculine plural) the ravages of war/disease los estragos de la guerra/enfermedad his face was marked by the ravages of time el tiempo había hecho estragos en su rostro
    More example sentences
    • No more than a shell, it sits almost apologetically, ruined by the ravages of time.
    • Did it all just fall apart, ruined by the ravages of time and neglect?
    • It's even less fair to airbrush a 60-year-old celebrity and present her as someone who's managed to avoid the ravages of time.

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