- 1.1 [persona] to wake, wake … up despiértame a las ocho wake me (up) at eight o'clock 1.2 [sentimientos/pasiones] to arouse; [apetito] to whet; [recuerdos] to evoke; [interés] to awaken, stir up un discurso que despertó fuertes polémicas a speech which sparked off o triggered o aroused o provoked fierce controversy esa música despierta recuerdos de mi niñez that music reminds me of my childhood o brings back o evokes memories of my childhood
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.