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striking
American English: /ˈstraɪkɪŋ/
British English: /ˈstrʌɪkɪŋ/

Translation of striking in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (eye-catching)
    (resemblance/similarity)
    (color)
    a striking woman
    una mujer muy atractiva
    he was most striking as a young man
    de joven era un hombre que llamaba la atención
    a striking beauty
    una belleza que llama la atención
    a striking example of Renaissance art
    un magnífico ejemplo del arte renacentista
    the most striking feature of the report is …
    el aspecto más destacado del informe es …
    Example sentences
    • It is also striking that the study was concerned with the factors that influence food selection, like vegetarianism.
    • Moreover, it is very striking that Camper, dazzled by the visual aspect, completely forgets the role played by music in the films.
    • In this light, one may be surprised by some striking similarities between Islam and its two local forerunners.
    Example sentences
    • Even if a CD cover is striking or beautiful, it's still small.
    • Anne Heazle was the winner of the monthly competition with her beautiful and striking flower arrangement.
    • She lifted out the coat, a deep, elegant Chinese red far more striking and beautiful than the catalogue picture.
  • 2 (before noun) (on strike)
    (worker/nurse/miner)
    en huelga
    Example sentences
    • One week later, food and beverage workers joined them, expanding the number of striking employees to 800.
    • Both the striking workers and the employer's association have admitted privately that ‘everybody is tired of the strike’.
    • A meeting between the striking workers and the employers' association has been scheduled for Monday, 15 July.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.