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catalyst

Pronunciation: /ˈkætləst; ˈkætəlɪst/

Translation of catalyst in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • catalizador (masculine) this acted as a catalyst in bringing about change esto sirvió de catalizador para producir el cambio
    Example sentences
    • Though the film is around these two men, it is the women who play the catalyst to all the events and add momentum to the story.
    • It is the union of the latter two that provides the catalyst for the events that follow.
    • In Scotland, it has always been Catholic schools which have been the catalyst for this debate.

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