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spillover

Pronunciation: /ˈspɪlˌəʊvər; ˈspɪlˌəʊvə(r)/

Translation of spillover in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • the spillover from the urban centers el excedente de población de los centros urbanos there's been a spillover of violence into these suburbs la violencia se ha extendido a estos barrios (before noun/delante del nombre) [effect] indirecto
    Example sentences
    • The text emphasizes that agricultural management strategies and techniques influence other ecosystems, and that this interaction has spillover effects on the entire landscape, in fact, the planet.
    • That is, attendance at university makes you smarter, and thus has spillover effects that are good.
    • Governments, through regulations, laws, and international treaties, have mandated procedures such as customs requirements that have spillover effects that may improve security.

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