nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 1.1 [Derecho/Law] (incautación, decomiso) seizure, sequestration [formal], attachment [formal], distraint [formal] el juez ordenó el embargo de sus bienes the judge ordered the seizure of his assets levantar un embargo to lift a seizure order 1.2 [Militar/Military] [Política/Politics] embargo hacer efectivo un embargo de armas to enforce an arms embargo
- 2sin embargo, dice que está gordo, sin embargo sigue comiendo mucho he says he's too fat and yet he still goes on eating a lot sin embargo, este método tiene algunas desventajas however o/or nevertheless, this method has some disadvantages, this method does, nevertheless o/or however, have some disadvantages sin embargo, ayer no decías eso you weren't saying that yesterday, though es difícil, sin embargo disfruto haciéndolo it's difficult but I enjoy doing it all the same o/or anyway
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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.