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pugna

Translation of pugna in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1.1 (lucha) struggle la pugna de los partidos por alcanzar el poder the struggle between the various parties to win power la pugna por el primer puesto the battle for first place 1.2 (conflicto) tendencias/intereses que están en pugna conflicting trends/interests facciones en pugna por el poder factions vying for poweren pugna con algo su narrativa estaba en pugna con las tendencias dominantes his writing was at variance with prevailing trends están en pugna con elementos de la oposición they are at odds with members of the opposition entraron en pugna con el gobierno they clashed o/or came into conflict with the government

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