There are 2 translations of sprawl in Spanish:

sprawl1

Pronunciation: /sprɔːl/

vi

  • 1.1 [person] sentarse* ( or tumbarse etc) de forma poco elegante or [familiar/colloquial] todo despatarrado he was sprawling all over the sofa estaba tumbado en el sofá todo despatarrado [familiar/colloquial] he sent him sprawling with one punch lo tumbó de un golpe
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    • A second corpse already lay sprawled at the policeman's boots.
    • Out on the desert white figures lay sprawled dead and dying.
    • The story ends with both lying together sprawled on a bed, as ‘Figures, waiting to be arranged’.
    1.2 [city/town/vine]to sprawl across/over sth extenderse* por algo her large handwriting sprawled across the page su letra de trazos grandes y desgarbados cubría la página

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of sprawl in Spanish:

sprawl2

n

  • 1.1 u (of built-up area) expansión (f) urban sprawl expansión urbana descontrolada
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    • Many architecture critics go beyond opinion about the aesthetics of individual buildings, including reporting on sprawl and urban development.
    • Urban sprawl is taxing the city's infrastructure; local authorities have identified some $3 billion in much-needed transportation improvements.
    • Urban sprawl and chaos create many planning problems.
    1.2 (of person) (no pl) she lay on the bed in a sprawl estaba toda despatarrada en la cama [familiar/colloquial] he fell in a sprawl cayó cuan largo era

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.