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American English: /ˈmeɪnˌstrim/
British English: /ˈmeɪnstriːm/

Translation of mainstream in Spanish:


  • corriente (feminine) dominante
    línea (feminine) central
    her work is outside the mainstream of modern literary criticism
    su obra no está dentro de la corriente dominante de la crítica literaria actual
    Example sentences
    • The problem is, the ideas push into the mainstream of politics, and here we have a problem.
    • Education policy often leads the way to integrate new ideas into the mainstream.
    • The overwhelming message carried by the mainstream is that corporate activities are largely benign and certainly not worth systematic investigation.


  • (culture)
    a candidate who can represent mainstream society/America
    un candidato que represente al ciudadano/americano medio
    mainstream politics
    la política a nivel de los partidos mayoritarios
    I decided to try something a little more mainstream
    decidí probar algo un poco más convencional
    Example sentences
    • You will almost never hear any American political figure described by the mainstream media as belonging the left wing.
    • And this is a play, daring though it may be, that belongs in a mainstream house.
    • Corn argues that much of the fault belongs to the mainstream media, which is loath to call any president a liar.

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