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escalada

Translation of escalada in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (aumento, subida) su escalada hacia el poder es imparable his rise to power is unstoppable se produjo una escalada de or en la violencia there was an escalation of violence la escalada interminable de los precios the never-ending increase o/or escalation in prices la escalada alcista de la Bolsa the upward trend in the Stock Market

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