- 1.1 [palanca] to pull 1.2 [mecanismo/dispositivo] (a propósito) to operate, activate, trigger; (sin querer) to trigger, activate esto accionó el dispositivo que produjo la explosión this triggered o/or activated the device that caused the explosion un simple roce puede accionar la alarma merely touching it can set the alarm off o/or can activate the alarm
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.