Translation of substantial in Spanish:

substantial

Pronunciation: /səbˈstæntʃəl; səbˈstænʃəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (considerable) [amount/income/loan] considerable, importante
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    • This finding is substantial considering the small size of the sample.
    • But in any case, it is worth a very substantial amount of money to our economy - certainly in the order of a billion dollars or more.
    • The robbers then ransacked the premises and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes and a substantial amount of cash.
    1.2 (important, weighty) [changes/difference] sustancial; [contribution] importante substantial evidence pruebas (feminine plural) de peso we have reached substantial agreement on the terms of the deal hemos llegado a un acuerdo sobre los puntos esenciales del trato
  • 2 2.1 (sturdy, solid) [furniture/building] sólido; [book] sustancioso, enjundioso of substantial build de complexión robusta 2.2 (nourishing, filling) sustancioso have something a little more substantial than salad cómete algo un poco más sustancioso que una ensalada
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    • Indicators of consistent poverty include lack of heating, at least one day in the previous two weeks without a substantial meal, no warm waterproof overcoat or only one pair of strong shoes.
    • A good, substantial meal, perhaps more akin to first-rate home cooking than wildly fancy restaurant food, but none the worse for that.
    • As well as the restrictions regarding supervision and time, the law now insists that a substantial meal be served at the function.
    2.3 (wealthy) [formal or liter] acaudalado
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    • Enjoying a substantial social status, they produced topographical memoirs that provided information specifically devoted to the management of colonies by the state.
    • There's something rather substantial about him.
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    • It gave voters a substantial and tangible personal reward and it was something Labour would never do.
    • He argues that social activists need to realise that if they want substantial and tangible results, it is the government above all else which they need to influence.
    • There is mind, but it is not tangible or substantial.
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    • The resonator is wide in the bass, with a substantial, strongly curved pillar and neck.
    • The property, which sits among the substantial Victorian villas of Helensburgh's desirable upper west end, is laid out over two floors and sits on approximately half an acre of land.
    • I am staying at the exclusive marina of Port St Charles, on the west of the island, a coastline characterised by grand hotels, substantial villas and private mansions.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.