Translation of translate in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /trænzˈleɪt; træns-; trænzˈleɪt; træns-; trɑːn-/


  • 1 1.1 [word/sentence/book] traducir* this word could be translated as … esta palabra se podría traducir por …to translate sth (from sth) into sth translate the text from Spanish into French traduzca el texto del español al francés
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    • The best thing about that text is that it translates the word ‘pop’ as ‘explosion sound.’
    • Sign language is visual, and isn't always translated word for word into English.
    • Its big guffaw moments include an old lady macing a couple of cops and a sign language interpreter translating four-letter words.
    1.2 (convert)to translate sth into sth translated into centigrade this is 42 degrees (expresado) en grados centígrados son 42 grados to translate ideas into action llevar ideas a la práctica this will be translated into economies of several thousand dollars esto se traducirá en ahorros de varios miles de dólares the director translates medieval France into 1920s Chicago el director traslada la francia medieval al Chicago de los años veinte
  • 2 2.1 [Comput] [program/language] traducir* 2.2 [Math] [point/coordinate] trasladar
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    • The line may be also translated by dragging it anywhere away from the points.
    • To calculate shape coordinates, the 23 triangles were translated, rotated, and rescaled relative to the baseline.
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    • Not only is he one of the best preachers in the world, he has the ability to translate his message into other mediums, including books, music, and drama.
    • I wondered if it would be possible to translate those elements into a time-based medium such as video.
    • The second part happens in the artist's hands, as the idea is translated into a specific medium that other people can appreciate.
  • 3 [Relig] 3.1 [bishop/priest] trasladar 3.2 [saint/relics] trasladar
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    • Relics were increasingly translated, or transported into, churches from sites of martyrdom, and as the basis for Christian burial ad sanctos.
    • The relics and ex voto gifts accumulated since the ninth century when the relics were translated from the administrative town of Agen are now stored in a nearby building.
    • His relics were translated c. 849, to Dunkeld in Pictland, and to Kells.
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    • He was made bishop of Dunkeld in 1544 and three years later, after the murder of Cardinal Beaton, was translated to the archbishopric of St Andrews and primacy.


  • 1.1 [Ling] [person] traducir*; [word] traducirse* the word translates as 'love' in English esta palabra se traduce por 'love' en inglés the poem doesn't translate well into French el poema pierde mucho al ser traducido al francés 1.2 (convert) to translate into sth traducirse* en algo this translated into large fuel savings esto se tradujo en un gran ahorro de combustible
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    • In addition, many idioms and expressions mean something very different when translated literally into another language.
    • William wrote, in Latin, Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate, which translates literally into English as ‘Plurality should not be posited without necessity’.
    • A classic example of a thirst-quenching summer beer is the German beer known as hefeweizen, which literally translates to ‘yeast wheat beer.’

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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.