Translation of pugna in English:

pugna

f

  • 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 came into conflict with the government

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandíbula
f
jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.