Translation of resilient in Spanish:

resilient

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɪljənt; rɪˈzɪliənt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [person/character] fuerte, con capacidad de recuperación
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    • The belief that girls are more resilient to environmental factors than boys was thus not supported.
    • They are a hardy and resilient species, a fact evident from their continued existence into the 21st century.
    • They were resilient people with strong faith and a firm belief in providence.
    1.2 [material] elástico
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    • Foam is resilient, keeps its shape and comes in a range of densities.
    • Just a small portion of this resilient rubber gray matter is all one needs to erase away the problems.
    • Support surfaces that are made from resilient foam exhibit this type of elastic response.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.