Translation of reactionary in Spanish:

reactionary

Pronunciation: /riˈækʃəneri; riˈækʃənri/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] reaccionario [pejorative/peyorativo]
    More example sentences
    • It is a highly political ruling with reactionary consequences for both asylum-seekers and democratic rights as a whole.
    • To make matters even worse, a Democratic president, Buchanan, gave his political support to these reactionary efforts.
    • In a professional army, the extent of deeply reactionary political sentiment is far greater.

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] reaccionario, (masculine, feminine) [pejorative/peyorativo]

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