There are 2 translations of steamroller in Spanish:

steamroller1

Pronunciation: /ˈstiːmˌrəʊlər; ˈstiːmˌrəʊlə(r)/

n

  • apisonadora (f), aplanadora (f) (AmL) (before n) steamroller tactics tácticas (fpl) dictatoriales or avasalladoras
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    • America is the steamroller of modernity, and its forcing the Europeans to adapt.
    • But I also hope that, god forbid, if their magazine against all odds becomes a financial success, their love of books and concern for writers isn't crushed out by some corporate steamroller.
    • This is hardly the place to rehearse the errors and elisions in his original article, or the way it allows its thesis like a steamroller to flatten the facts.

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Word of the day lámpara
f
lamp …
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 steamroller in Spanish:

steamroller2

vt

  • 1.1 (flatten) [road/tarmac] apisonar, aplanar 1.2 (crush) [opposition] aplastar
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    • Global strategies can steamroller people who have a profound insight in local markets for the grace of outsourcing and other large management techniques.
    • This wouldn't matter if the material were intrinsically funny, and the performances were strong enough to steamroller the audience into acceptance of the authors' premise.
    • In 1996, the Scotsman simply steamrollered him, before Ebdon, who abandoned academia to serve his apprenticeship at Kings Cross Snooker Club, finally took on the mantle of the master.
    1.3 (force) they steamrollered the plan through the committee aplastando a la oposición, hicieron que la comisión aprobara el planto steamroller sb into sth/-ing he tried to steamroller us into (making) a quick decision quiso obligarnos or forzarnos a tomar una decisión rápida
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    • This will certainly give opponents another point of attack, once the Government steamrollers the bill through Parliament.
    • The second chamber needs both independence and a level of strength to prevent any one government steamrollering ill-conceived legislation through parliament.
    • If that happens, then the threat of the use of the Parliament Act to steamroller the Bill into law looms large.

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Word of the day lámpara
f
lamp …
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.