Translation of spontaneous in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /spɑːnˈteɪniəs; spɒnˈteɪniəs/


  • 1.1 [act/gesture/person] espontáneo
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    • Both improvisation and the musical hold the contradictory idea that spontaneous performance is available to all and that some people are more spontaneous or open than others.
    • Everything from Finny's appearance to his walk to his personality is natural and spontaneous.
    • Whistler's charm was genuine and completely spontaneous.
    1.2 [growth/movement] espontáneo spontaneous combustion o ignition combustión (feminine) espontánea spontaneous generation [Biology/Biología] generación (feminine) espontánea
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    • She's so lively and smiley that her responses to the audience seem entirely unforced and spontaneous.
    • The audience alternated compulsive chatter with breathless silence, and there were three or four mid-film bouts of spontaneous, delighted applause.
    • For the second time in the festival, the crowd broke into spontaneous cheers and applause as the village women stood up against the oppressive regime of their village.

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