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rift
American English: /rɪft/
British English: /rɪft/

Translation of rift in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (in rock)
    Example sentences
    • Extension associated with lengthening of the Himalayan collision orogen is accommodated by small graben and rifts almost at right angles to the strike of the collision zone.
    • The major rift eventually developed west of Scotland (present orientation).
    • Dextral slip was not responsible for opening most of the rift basins in Thailand.
    1.2 (in cloud) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • For some at least, this recognition would produce a psychological rift, a split subjectivity imploding with the violent impact of sameness.
    • Savarics Uzumaki finished the staff and opened the dimensional rifts to allow passage into a new home for demons.
    • Disagreement over economic policy opened ideological rifts among Iran's ruling elite.
    1.3 (within party)
    (between countries)
    Example sentences
    • There is a serious rift between the players and the governing body.
    • The meeting revealed a serious rift between them that may result in violence.
    • News of a rift between the friends is believed to be accurate, with the rumour leaking out at one point last month that the latter had left the company altogether.

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