nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (carrera) tuve que dar or echar una buena corrida para no perder el tren I really had to run o/or [familiar/colloquial] move (it) to catch the train nos pegamos una corrida espantosa we rushed o/or ran like crazy [familiar/colloquial] a las corridas (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) in a rush 1.2 [Finanzas] una corrida bancaria a run on the banks una corrida sobre el dólar a rush into dollars o/or to buy dollars 1.3 [Deporte/Sport] carry 1.4 (México/Mexico) (viaje) trip, run
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.