Translation of drama in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdrɑːmə/

n (plural -mas)

  • 1 [Theater/Teatro] 1.1 countable/numerable (play) obra (f) dramática, drama (m)
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    • Snippets of music, radio dramas and newsreels play in the background and laundry hangs over the audience.
    • Television dramas were usually adaptations of stage plays, and invariably about upper classes.
    • In addition to her contribution to music, she acted in a number of television dramas and feature films.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (plays collectively) teatro (m), drama (m); (dramatic art) arte (m) dramático; (as school subject) expresión (f) corporal; (before noun/delante del nombre) [school/student/teacher] de arte dramático drama critic crítico (masculine and feminine) teatral
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    • The movies scheduled to be shown come from many genres including drama, comedy and thrillers.
    • Bringing modern styles to Chinese drama, they are cultivating their own fans.
    • There were a range of optional subjects like Australian and American literature and drama.
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    • The money will go towards the school's planned amphitheatre and other drama activities.
    • For a number of years now, he has worked with young carers in the area offering drama workshops and activities.
    • He said the ground floor would have a sliding door to make separate areas for activities such as drama productions.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (excitement) dramatismo (masculine) a movie full of the drama of war una película con todo el dramatismo de la guerra 2.2 countable/numerable (exciting event, story) [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] hijack drama continues continúan los dramáticos sucesos en torno al secuestro
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    • The drama of that event is so perfectly evoked you can feel the fear in the room and hear bones crunch as the executioner's axe strikes home.
    • The drama of the event had the staffers buzzing but drew shrugs from the children.
    • Intimate cinematography and the drama of events unfolding makes for intense, absorbing viewing.

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