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right wing
American English: /ˈˌraɪt ˈˌwɪŋ/

Translation of right wing in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Politics)
    (ala (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) ) derecha (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The real reason, of course, was the opposition from the radical right wing of the Republican Party.
    • The book is innovative and does much to explain the development of a radical right wing in Polish political life during the twentieth century.
    • The political coup by the radical right wing has already begun to provoke a political response from below.
  • 2 (Sport)
    ala (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) derecha
    Example sentences
    • It was a needlessly conceded free-kick out on the right wing, and as it was sent in across the edge of the six-yard box, the Milan players were queuing up to nod it home.
    • The referee awards Ukraine a free-kick out on the right wing.
    • Portugal win a free-kick on the right wing which is lobbed straight into Nikopolidis's air-space.

also: right-wing adjective

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