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rotura

sustantivo femenino

  • 1.1 (acción) See examples: la explosión provocó la rotura del oleoducto
    the pipeline ruptured o split o burst as a result of the explosion
    sufrió rotura de cadera
    she suffered a broken o fractured hip
    she broke o fractured her hip
    1.2 (efecto) See examples: el diagnóstico es rotura de ligamentos
    it has been diagnosed as torn ligaments
    tiene una rotura en la manga (Cono Sur)
    it has a rip in the sleeve
    ver tb ruptura
Example sentences
  • Como yo lo veo, hay una rotura en la tierra.
  • Fortalece y protege los cabellos normales o frágiles evitando su posible rotura.
  • Mi hipótesis apuntaba a señalar un punto de rotura en la filiación.

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