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American English: /ˈrubəˌkɑn/
British English: /ˈruːbɪk(ə)n/
, /ˈruːbɪkɒn/

Translation of Rubicon in Spanish:


  • to cross the Rubicon
    cruzar or atravesar el Rubicón
    Example sentences
    • There may have been a time in the world's history when such moments fully revealed their gravity, with witches prophesying on a blasted heath of visible Rubicons to be crossed.
    • The head of research at a big-time doll maker informs us that a Rubicon has been passed: ‘Dolls are becoming less like toys,’ he says, ‘and more like miniature robots, digital companions.’
    • However, kids cross a Rubicon at a certain age, when they want to do, not to watch, they want to control, not be controlled.
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