verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [recursos] to exhaust, use up; [pila] to wear out, run down; [mina/tierra] to exhaust el público agotó la edición en cuatro semanas the edition sold out in four weeks agotó sus fuerzas durante los primeros 5.000 metros he used up all his strength o/or he burnt himself out in the first 5,000 meters agotaron todos los temas de conversación they exhausted all topics of conversation 1.2 (cansar) [persona] to exhaust, tire … out, wear … out
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (agotarse)
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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.