verbo transitivo/transitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (contagiarse)
- 1.1 [persona/animal] to become infected Pedrito tiene sarampión y ahora se ha contagiado Cristina Pedrito has measles and now Cristina has caught itcontagiarse
dealgo se contagió de la enfermedad she caught the disease todos se contagiaron de su alegría everyone was infected by his cheerfulness 1.2 [enfermedad] to spread, be transmitted; [manía/miedo] to spread la varicela se contagia con mucha facilidad chickenpox is very contagious
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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.