Translation of revolutionary in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌrevəˈluːʃəneri; ˌrevəˈluːʃənəri/


  • 1.1 (radically different) [design/system/idea] revolucionario
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    • Later, after the move to London, the revolutionary changes in publishing technology, there was no longer any such cause.
    • I'd heard that it was a science fiction classic, with revolutionary ideas about free love and community.
    • In fact, he thought, their hostility was often proof of the revolutionary nature of his ideas.
    1.2 [Politics/Política] [army/leader] revolucionario
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    • Both forces styled themselves as revolutionary armies on the Soviet model.
    • From the beginning of the wars he had been puzzling over the performance of the French revolutionary armies.
    • Within the class, only the ‘alienated’ worker is truly revolutionary.

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • revolucionario, (masculine, feminine)

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