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prostration

Pronunciation: /prɑːˈstreɪʃən; prɒˈstreɪʃən/

Translation of prostration in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (in humility) postración (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Blairs apparent stature can be accounted for by the prostration of his ostensible opponents.
    • The prostration of the Democratic Party cleared the way for Reagan's election in 1980.
    • The prostration of the Party has been amply demonstrated in the California recall election.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (from exhaustion) postración (feminine), abatimiento (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Unable to match the Indians' enviable capacity for keeping themselves cool, the animals died of heat prostration.
    • Doctors found that the panda was affected by lung fever together with functional prostration on some organs.
    • When I found him suffering from general debility and nervous prostration.

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