Translation of equilibrium in Spanish:

equilibrium

Pronunciation: /ˌiːkwəˈlɪbriəm; ˌiːkwɪˈlɪbriəm/

noun/nombre (plural -riums or, -ria /-riə/)

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (balance) equilibrio (masculine) to be in equilibrium estar* en equilibrio
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    • An orderly life includes mental as well as physical equilibrium, and shunning all evil thoughts.
    • Earth, unlike the other solar planets, is not in physical equilibrium.
    • Once detached from the gland and ring, respectively, the cell and bubble become spherical to achieve physical equilibrium.
    1.2 (poise) calma (feminine)
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    • It might appear from the above that postures, breathing techniques and sensory control automatically purge the mind of distractions and bring about equilibrium and calm.
    • I certainly felt bound to the river for restoring my equilibrium, for calming my senses and for providing me with an escape from the city.
    • He'd clearly achieved equilibrium as he calmed down until, noticing he wasn't packing his stuff, the checkout woman tried to help him.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.