Translation of spate in Spanish:
- (of orders, letters, inquiries) avalancha (feminine), aluvión (masculine), torrente (masculine); (of robberies, accidents) racha (feminine), serie (feminine) to be in (full) spate (British English/inglés británico) [river] estar* crecidoExample sentences
- After a spate of attacks in March and April this year, bookmakers have become increasingly successful in fending off attacks.
- With greed left to take its course, a spate of scandals has erupted among foundations and charities.
- Technology stocks took a fresh battering after a spate of US profit warnings spread gloom across world financial markets.
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.