Translation of activity in Spanish:

activity

Pronunciation: /ækˈtɪvəti/

n (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (work, doings) actividad (feminine) the activities of drug dealers las actividades de los narcotraficantes it's not an activity I enjoy no es algo que me guste hacer
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    • A study in chimpanzees showed lower levels of sexual activity when the females were given oral contraceptives.
    • A second, functional level of military activity responded to shifts in the conduct of operations.
    • In contrast, growth of business activity across the UK private sector as a whole picked up slightly to a strong pace.
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    • The post office was always a hive of activity with people bustling about.
    • After breakfast, the house is bustling with activity and movement.
    • The locality has been a hive of activity in recent weeks.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (action, movement) actividad (f), movimiento (m); (noisy) bullicio (m) diplomatic/military activity actividad diplomática/militar a bit less chatter and more activity in that corner! ¡los de ese rincón, menos charla y más trabajo! 1.3 countable/numerable (recreational) actividad (feminine) leisure activities pasatiempos (masculine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) activity holiday (British English/inglés británico) vacaciones con actividades programadas
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    • He said the club's social activities have ranged from football to having its own choral society.
    • Most contracts will exclude any hazardous water sports or adventurous activities.
    • He encouraged the men to get involved in sporting activities, and football soon became a favourite.

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