- 1 (en un concurso, certamen) decision; [Derecho/Law] ruling, judgment el fallo es inapelable there is no right of appeal against the judgment o/or ruling
- 3 (España/Spain) 3.1 (error) mistake ¡qué/vaya fallo! [familiar/colloquial] what a stupid mistake!, what a stupid thing to do! 3.2 (defecto) fault se detectó un fallo en el sistema de seguridad a fault was found in the security system
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.