Translation of depression in Spanish:

depression

Pronunciation: /dɪˈpreʃən/

n

  • 1 u (despondency) depresión (f), abatimiento (m) to suffer from depression sufrir depresiones
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    • Tiredness might have played its part, but the sense of dejection and depression emanating from the studio clouded the whole broadcast.
    • We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.
    • We're staying several steps ahead of gloom, despair, deep dark depression, and excessive misery.
  • 2 c (in flat surface) depresión (f)
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    • The presence of shallow depressions in the ground surface allows time for water to percolate into the soil and reduces the volume and speed of flow across the slope.
    • The stone includes a depression on its concave surface where the practitioner's finger was inserted in order to assist in applying force.
    • The images relayed from the probe were not much more exciting - some low hills and surface depressions.
  • 3 c [Econ] depresión (f), crisis (f) the (Great) Depression la Gran Depresión
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    • They have developed a close relationship between stock market crashes and the economic recessions and depressions that follow them.
    • According to him, the original estimate did take into account periodic recessions and depressions in the stock market.
    • Just as the mass extinctions were associated with climatic shifts, depressions and recessions often reflect changing economic conditions.
  • 4 c [Meteo] depresión (f) atmosférica, borrasca (f)
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    • Rainfall in the savannah region usually arrives between November and April in heavy bursts from monsoonal depressions or tropical cyclones.
    • The most significant features of the wet season are thunderstorms, tropical cyclones and rain depressions.
    • Cyclonic weather with a depression centred over the UK can cause unsettled conditions in both winter and summer.

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