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ultimatum
American English: /ˌəltəˈmeɪdəm/
British English: /ʌltɪˈmeɪtəm/

Translation of ultimatum in Spanish:

noun plural ultimatums or ultimata

  • to give somebody an ultimatum
    darle un ultimátum a alguien
    Example sentences
    • In recent years he has repeatedly issued ultimatums demanding that area plants become more profitable.
    • This should be an ultimatum - accept new terms and conditions or think about an alternative career.
    • Instead, he issued an ultimatum to the people who are suffering under this occupation.

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