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American English: /ˈɡraʊn(d)ˌswɛl/
British English: /ˈɡraʊn(d)ˌswɛl/

Translation of groundswell in Spanish:


  • 1 (Meteorology, Nautical)
    mar (feminine) de fondo or de leva
    Example sentences
    • The wreck is well broken among rocks, spread out and so close in that even on a flat-calm day the groundswell sloshes the boat up and down as it moves in as close as possible to drop divers off.
    • We had to get within 1.5 miles of the reef before we could distinguish the rocks from the groundswell breaking over them.
    • A gentle groundswell was building over the reef and washing well up the rock.
  • 2 (of opinion, interest)
    Example sentences
    • He said there was a groundswell of opinion among backbenchers, and said he had been involved with a statement released detailing the plans.
    • There is also a groundswell of opposition among some independent financial advisers.
    • There was a groundswell of political opinion that art was thought to be for rich people.
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