Translation of spur in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 espuela (feminine) on the spur of the moment sin pensarlo it was a spur-of-the-moment decision fue una decisión del momento, lo decidí ( or decidió etc) sin pensarlo or de improviso to win o gain one's spurs demostrar* su ( or mi etc) valíaExample sentences1.2 (stimulus) acicate (masculine), aguijón (masculine) driven by the spur of ambition/passion acicateado or aguijoneado por la ambición/pasión 1.3 [Zoology/Zoología] espolón (masculine)
- Openness to trade acts as a spur to efficiency, innovation, and international competitiveness generally.
- Inequality is natural, inevitable and may even be a good thing - a spur to ambition, competition and achievement.
- They have been cited as a spur to a recovery in business confidence, though the evidence of this is not clear-cut and, in the case of Japan, flatly contradictory.
- Their well-feathered shanks had razor sharp spurs protruding ominously, and the feet were also covered in dense, thick feathers to protect the skin from the brutal cold.
- 2 2.1 [Geography/Geografía] espolón (masculine), ramal (masculine) 2.2spur (track) (of railway, road) ramal (masculine)Example sentences
- The main spine would run between the existing and heavily-used west coast and east coast lines, with spurs to Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.
- The work will also include a spur road into the new Terminal 5 at Heathrow.
- At the airport, a system of rail spurs would connect aviation-related businesses, warehouses and cargo storage areas.
- The terrain between the spur of the mountain range and the sea is flat and thickly forested.
- The hilltop spur has stunning views across the Severn valley.
- It took them a week to reach the eastern spur of the Waiongona Gorge, near the present Mountain House, the last camp before the summit attempt.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-rr-)
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