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American English: /rəˈləktəns/
British English: /rɪˈlʌkt(ə)ns/

Translation of reluctance in Spanish:


  • they agreed, but with great reluctance
    accedieron, pero a regañadientes
    they showed reluctance to cooperate
    no se mostraron muy dispuestos a cooperar
    he displayed a marked reluctance to intervene
    no parecía en absoluto deseoso de intervenir
    their reluctance to sign the treaty is understandable
    es comprensible que se muestren reacios or reticentes a firmar el tratado
    Example sentences
    • This may be because of misconceptions among patients and reluctance among patients to use inhalers.
    • She did so with reluctance certain that her urgent plea would go unanswered.
    • If the findings are accurate, our reluctance to travel by airplane is abating.
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