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American English: /ˈsədn/
British English: /ˈsʌd(ə)n/

Translation of sudden in Spanish:


  • 1 (rushed)
    (unexpected) imprevisto
    he felt a sudden urge to laugh
    de repente or de pronto le entraron ganas de reírse
    he made a sudden dash for the door
    de repente or de pronto se precipitó hacia la puerta
    isn't this all rather sudden?
    ¿esto no es un poco apresurado or precipitado?
    all of a sudden
    Example sentences
    • To a schoolboy like myself at the time, they were a sudden flash of lightning that lit a dark landscape.
    • Antipsychotic drugs should also be considered in unexplained sudden deaths in psychotic patients.
    • However, it was a sudden dip in the dollar's value that spurred speculative activity.
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