Translation of amparar in English:



ampararse v pron

  • 1.1ampararse en algo [en una ley] to seek protection in sth se amparó en su inmunidad diplomática he used his diplomatic immunity to protect himself se negó a alistarse amparándose en la objeción de conciencia he refused to enlist on the grounds of conscientious objection 1.2 (resguardarse) ampararse de orcontra algo to shelter from sth para ampararse de or contra la tormenta to shelter from o take refuge from the storm

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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.