There are 2 translations of amanecer in English:

amanecer1

v impers

  • ¿a qué hora amanece? what time does it get light? estaba amaneciendo cuando partieron dawn was breaking o/or it was getting light when they left

vi

(+ complemento/+ complement)
  • 1.1 [persona] amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature amanecieron bailando morning found them still dancing, they were still dancing at dawn 1.2 (aparecer por la mañana) las calles amanecieron cubiertas de propaganda electoral in the morning the streets were littered with election pamphlets el día amaneció nublado the day dawned cloudy

amanecerse v pron

  • (Chile, México/Chile, Mexico) to stay up all night nos amanecimos estudiando we stayed up all night studying

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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.

There are 2 translations of amanecer in English:

amanecer2

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

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.