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rebellious

Pronunciation: /rɪˈbeljəs/

Translation of rebellious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [troops/province] rebelde, insurrecto
    Example sentences
    • For much of the latter half of the 20th century, starting in the rebellious 1960s, the established order was suspect.
    • His own ancestor had put down one of the rebellious leaders.
    • The longstanding and canny leader of this rebellious crew is set to step down this summer.
    1.2 [senator] rebelde; [sentiment/speech] de rebeldía
    Example sentences
    • This model is rebellious and fearful of authority as a vehicle of control.
    • There will always be rebellious elements, challenging authority, pushing it as far as it can be pushed.
    • Maintaining that they had at least struggled to suppress their own rebellious desires, they would not countenance their daughter's refusal to do the same.
    1.3 [child/nature] rebelde, díscolo

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