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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌptʃər; ˈrʌptʃə(r)/

Translation of rupture in Spanish:


  • 1.1 u and c (break) ruptura (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Last May, he died suddenly from an aortic rupture at the age of 44, leaving a wife and young children.
    • However, eating fish was found to have no impact on the risk of suffering a hemorrhagic stroke, where a blood vessel in the brain breaks or ruptures and causes bleeding on the brain.
    • Once an eruption is initiated, the seal ruptures, suddenly releasing massive amounts of gas, which have been accumulating within the plumbing system of the volcano.
    1.2 countable/numerable (hernia) hernia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • They represent the rupture of subepidermal connective tissue as a result of abdominal distension, either recent or remote.
    • Neither of them had had pain before the initial rupture of the second rupture.
    • Most ruptures originate during strenuous physical activities, especially basketball, tennis, football, and softball.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [casing/container] romper*; [blood vessel/membrane] romper*, reventar* don't lift that; you'll rupture yourself! ¡no levantes eso que te vas a herniar!

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [organ] desgarrarse; [appendix] reventarse*

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