There are 2 translations of terreno in English:

terreno1

(-na)

adj

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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.

There are 2 translations of terreno in English:

terreno2

m

  • 3 3.1 [Geog] (refiriéndose al relieve) terrain; (refiriéndose a la composición) land, soil un terreno montañoso mountainous terrain los accidentes del terreno the features of the landscape o terrain un terreno pantanoso marshy land, a marshy terrain un terreno bueno para el cultivo del trigo good land o soil for growing wheat allanarle el terreno a algn to smooth the way o path for sb ceder/ganar/perder terreno to give/gain/lose ground estar en su (propio) terreno to be on one's own ground llamar a algn a terreno (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] to pull sb up [colloquial/familiar] minarle or socavarle el terreno a algn to cut the ground from under sb's feet pisar terreno firme/peligroso to tread on safe/dangerous ground prepararle el terreno a algn/algo to pave the way for sb/sth recuperar terreno to recover lost ground sobre el terreno, para estudiar sobre el terreno la situación to make an on-the-spot o an in situ assessment of the situation iremos haciendo planes sobre el terreno we'll plan things as we go along tantear el terreno to see how the land lies 3.2 [Geol] terrane, terrain

    Compounds

    terreno abonado

    terreno propicio

    • es terreno abonado or propicio para la delincuencia it is a breeding ground for crime es un terreno abonado or propicio para la especulación it gives rise to a great deal of speculation

    terreno conocido

    • familiar ground para él ya es terreno conocido he's on familiar ground, it's familiar ground to him

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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.