There are 2 translations of scramble in Spanish:

scramble1

Pronunciation: /ˈskræmbəl/

n

  • 1 (no pl) 1.1 (chaotic rush) several people were hurt in the scramble varias personas salieron lastimadas en el barullo or la confusión or la rebatiña there was a scramble to complete all the work in time hubo grandes prisas or (AmL tb) un gran apuro para terminar el trabajo a tiemposcramble for sth there was a last-minute scramble for tickets a último momento hubo una rebatiña para conseguir entradas 1.2 (difficult climb) subida (f) or escalada (f) difícil
  • 2 c (BrE) [Sport] carrera (f) de motocross

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There are 2 translations of scramble in Spanish:

scramble2

vi

  • 1 1.1 (clamber) (+ adv compl) to scramble to one's feet levantarse, ponerse* de pie (apresuradamente o con dificultad) I scrambled out of the wreckage salí como pude del vehículo siniestrado we scrambled through the bushes nos abrimos paso con dificultad a través de los arbustos he scrambled up the rocks subió las rocas gateando 1.2 (struggle, compete) to scramble for sth pelearse por algo, andar* a la rebatiña por algo the boys were scrambling for sweets los niños se peleaban por los caramelos
  • 2 [Aviat] [Mil] despegar* (con urgencia) the squadron was ready to scramble el escuadrón estaba listo para despegar or recibir la orden de despegue

vt

  • 1 1.1 (mix) mezclar let's scramble all the letters/numbers mezclemos las letras/los números to scramble eggs hacer* huevos revueltos 1.2 [message] codificar*, cifrar
  • 2 [Sport] [goal/run] hacer* a duras penas a defender scrambled the ball away/back un defensa a duras penas despejó/devolvió la pelota

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.