Translation of nonspecific in Spanish:

nonspecific

Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːnspəˈsɪfɪk; ˌnɒnspəˈsɪfɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (general, inexact) unspecified
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    • The three predictions you say you made to me cannot be entertained, since they are vague and/or non-specific.
    • The problem with demanding intelligence information is that if we keep it non-specific, the government could say anything they want.
    • Lawyers for Mr Hockey said the evidence was based on hearsay evidence that was ‘vague and non-specific to a very great degree’.
  • 2 [Medicine/Medicina] no específico
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    • Most tick-caused infections are asymptomatic or exhibit non-specific symptoms such as fever, fatigue, chills, and anorexia.
    • To find the cause of tiredness and the non-specific symptoms, consult your general physician.
    • Many symptoms of acute leukaemia are vague and non-specific.

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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.