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crecida

sustantivo femenino

  • el río experimentó una fuerte crecida
    the river level rose sharply
    las crecidas del Paraná produjeron innumerables daños
    the flooding of the Paraná caused an enormous amount of damage
Example sentences
  • Suelen causar crecidas repentinas e inundaciones peligrosas muy localizadas en ríos y quebradas de cuencas pequeñas.
  • La construcción recién instalada fue arrasada por la crecida del río Pampas.
  • Al mismo tiempo, la crecida del nivel del mar amenaza numerosas ciudades.

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