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territorial

Pronunciation: /ˌterəˈtɔːriəl; ˌterɪˈtɔːriəl/

Translation of territorial in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Politics/Política] [rights/sovereignty/dispute] territorial
    Example sentences
    • The notion of jurisdiction is essentially territorial.
    • Ideas of territorial integrity and the ownership of territory are very strong.
    • Scots emerged as some of the great imperial administrators, they explored the unknown, as soldiers they crushed native opposition and made territorial gains.
    1.2 [Zoology/Zoología] [animal/bird] que tiene un sentido muy desarrollado de su territorio
    Example sentences
    • Males of many species of hummingbird are territorial and the territories, which are usually centered around a food source, are aggressively defended by their owners.
    • Breeding fighting fish are territorial, defending an area around a nest of mucus-coated bubbles floating on the water surface.
    • Further, we have been advised that the wild dogs are very territorial and, if they find any animal in what they consider their territory, they will try to kill it.
    Example sentences
    • They exhibit strong territorial behaviour during the breeding season.
    • Adults are at their lowest weight in the spring as territorial behaviour by the boars and suckling by the sows will have reduced their stored fat to a minimum.
    • Fairly early into the same dive at Edy Point, the first of 5 grey reef sharks came up from the depths, curious but keeping a safe distance and displaying no aggressive territorial behaviour.

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