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American English: /ˈsɪriz/
British English: /ˈsɪəriːz/

Translation of series in Spanish:

noun plural series

  • 1.1 (succession) she made a series of mistakes
    cometió una serie or una sucesión de errores
    arithmetical/geometrical series
    serie aritmética/geométrica
    Example sentences
    • The event featured a series of panel discussions related to issues of media.
    • The leaders of various intelligence agencies worry about a series of high-profile events this summer.
    • You might have planned out a whole series of attacks, but one inopportune roll and your turn is over.
    1.2 (set, group) See examples: a TV/radio series
    una serie or un serial or (Southern Cone) una serial de televisión/radio
    a series of concerts/lectures
    un ciclo or un programa de conciertos/conferencias
    a series of coins/stamps
    una serie de monedas/sellos
    1.3 (in baseball, cricket)
    Example sentences
    • Once a playoff series commences, each game played is subjected to even closer scrutiny.
    • Each of those teams has a starter who is capable of winning two games in a playoff series.
    • Somewhere that doesn't convince us that will help the team win a playoff series.
    1.4 (Electricity)in series
    en serie
    Example sentences
    • In a series circuit with two or more bulbs, which bulb lights first when the circuit is closed?
    • A series resistor and parallel cap were not as effective as a series inductor and the cap.

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