There are 2 translations of wreck in Spanish:

wreck1

Pronunciation: /rek/

n

  • 1 (ship) restos (masculine plural) del naufragio; (vehicle) restos (masculine plural) del avión ( or tren etc) siniestrado
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    • Plans to move the wreck of destroyer HMS Wakeful out of a shipping lane have been amended to allow the ship to safely remain where she sank during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940.
    • The wrecks of such ships have inevitably been targets for treasure-seekers.
    • Everyone hopes to find the treasure hidden in the wreck, even though many doubt that it's there at all.
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    • The driver of the pickup, who walked away from the wreck of his vehicle, was also taken to hospital, where he received 12 stitches to his forehead.
    • The station was a wreck when it was bought 18 years ago and the garden non-existent.
    • It was like walking around at the site of a spaceship wreck - huge pieces of dismantled machinery everywhere.
  • 2 (sth, sb ruined) the wreck of the industry las ruinas de la industria after the party, the house was a wreck después de la fiesta, la casa era un verdadero caos are you still driving that old wreck? [colloquial/familiar] ¿todavía andas en ese cacharro? [colloquial/familiar] the attack left him a physical wreck el ataque lo dejó hecho una ruina the next morning I felt a complete wreck al día siguiente estaba hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar] he's a nervous wreck tiene los nervios destrozados
  • 3 (destruction) the wreck of the Titanic el naufragio del Titanic the wreck of all my hopes [literary/literario] el desmoronamiento de todas mis esperanzas [literary/literario]
  • 4 (crash) (American English/inglés norteamericano) accidente (masculine)
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    • We have thought about how to deal with enormous numbers of people coming in because of plane crashes or chlorine spills from train wrecks.
    • If the engine of a train suddenly goes off the rails, a wreck ensues.
    • Several minor wrecks, mostly in rail yards, have helped feed community fears.

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adv
sporadically …
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The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 2 translations of wreck in Spanish:

wreck2

vt

  • 1.1 [ship] provocar* el naufragio de, hacer* naufragar; [train] hacer* descarrilar; [car] destrozar* the ship was wrecked on the rocks el barco naufragó al chocar contra las rocas
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    • Iziko Museums in Cape Town have started off a project to find different slave ships that were wrecked along the South African coastline.
    • His ship is wrecked and the passengers take to the long-boat.
    • The approach to Jeddah is filled with dangerous reefs, and over the years several ships have been wrecked.
    1.2 (damage) destrozar*
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    • Holmes has spent most of her career cursing her luck after a string of injuries wrecked her chances of gold at major championships.
    • Yet Larkham says that the rapid recovery of debutant lock Justin Harrison, whose career was almost wrecked by a similar injury last year, has been an inspiration to him in his darker moments.
    • Keith Wood will be with the 41-man Irish squad on the tour but has no intention of playing in any of the three games after a season wrecked by injury.
    1.3 (demolish) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [house/building] demoler*, tirar abajo, derribar
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    • Two serious accidents, destroying four vehicles and wrecking a house wall and a traffic light at the junction, have already occurred since the lights failed last Thursday morning.
    • Photographs of the apparent aftermath - showing wrecked vehicles and dented police helmets - have since appeared on several Weblogs.
    • That Nolan was there to play his part was a near-miracle in itself after the youngster's lucky escape from that morning's dramatic smash that wrecked his car.
    1.4 (spoil, ruin) [hopes/plans/chances] echar por tierra; [marriage/happiness] destrozar* drinking wrecked her health/career la bebida le arruinó la salud/la carrera

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.