There are 2 translations of upright in Spanish:

upright1

Pronunciation: /ˈʌpraɪt/

adj

  • 1.1 (vertical) [post/position] vertical; [posture] derecho, erguido to place/stand sth upright colocar*/poner* algo de pie or vertical sit upright siéntate derecho he held himself upright throughout the ceremony se mantuvo erguido durante toda la ceremonia
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    • He was upright immediately, staring at her in shock.
    • Within a matter of seconds, he was snoring as if he were not upright in a car, but lying comfortably in his own bed.
    • When we parted she was upright, energised, smiling and laughing.
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    • It is a typical stone row, comprising a line of upright stone slabs, constructed about 2000 bc as a ceremonial site.
    • Each gate will have the ability to revolve on a hinge, from a horizontal resting position on the bottom of the sea to an upright position rising above sea level.
    • It clicks into place in an upright position when needed.
    1.2 (honest) [character/citizen] recto
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    • John was a much loved and respected member of the community, known for his upright and honest nature.
    • A fine noble gentleman, honest and upright, he gained the respect of everybody.
    • He seemed a decent fellow - honest, upright, considerate, and willing to put others before himself.

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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.

There are 2 translations of upright in Spanish:

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n

  • 1 (post) [Archit] [Const] montante (m); (of bookcase) soporte (m) vertical; (of goal) poste (m)
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    • The ‘smart’ fence uses breakable metal pins inserted between the top pole and the uprights supporting it.
    • The winds, which had now swung south-east sent great waves over those who still clung to anything they could get a grip on, such as chains, steel uprights or iron support bars.
    • The most common arch form is constructed of steel uprights supported in concrete-filled oil drums, with a trellised head spanning the road.

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offside …
Cultural fact of the day

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.