Translation of importancia in English:

importancia

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • importance temas de gran importancia matters of great importance o significance o [formal] of great import esos son detalles sin importancia those are minor o unimportant o insignificant details trató de quitarle or restarle importancia al problema she tried to make light of the problem, she tried to play down the importance of the problem no debemos darle tanta importancia a este tema we should not make so much of this matter, we should not attach too much importance to this matter siento llegar tarde — no tiene importancia I'm sorry I'm late — it doesn't matter ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? so what? darse importancia to give oneself airs

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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.