There are 2 translations of stress in Spanish:

stress1

Pronunciation: /stres/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (tension) tensión (feminine); [Medicine/Medicina] estrés (masculine), tensión, f learn how to cope with stress aprenda a sobrellevar el estrés or las tensiones a stress-related illness una enfermedad provocada por or relacionada con el estrés she's under great stress está muy estresada to perform well under stress trabajar bien bajo presión the stresses and strains of modern living las tensiones y presiones de la vida moderna (before noun/delante del nombre) stress management manejo (m) or control (m) del estrés
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    • Motherwort is reputed to release tension caused by emotional and mental stress.
    • Some scientists believe that we are running out of sleep, put under mental strain by work stress, caffeine and late-night internet distractions.
    • Other cases clearly involve unbearable mental and emotional stress.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Physics/Física] [Technology/Tecnología] tensión (feminine)
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    • Less friction also reduces the stress imposed on the material.
    • For a hydro-fracture to form and propagate, fluid pressure must exceed horizontal stress plus the tensile strength of the overburden.
    • Application of NaCl to the root system of maize plants exerts a strong water stress onto the plants.
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    • The degree of stress differs in each specific case.
    • Consequently, local stress, defined as force per unit area, has to increase.
    • Fisher's PhD research involved using acoustics to measure stress in aluminum alloys.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (emphasis) énfasis (m), hincapié (m) to lay stress on sth poner* énfasis or hacer* hincapié en algo, enfatizar* algo, recalcar* or subrayar la importancia de algo 2.2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Linguistics/Lingüística] [Literature/Literatura] acento (masculine) (tónico) the stress is o falls on the second syllable se acentúa (en) la segunda sílaba, el acento recae sobre la segunda sílaba sentence stress acentuación (feminine) de la frase
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    • It is such differences in pitch and stress that automated speech synthesis methods have difficulty capturing and reproducing.
    • In words bearing stress on the third last syllable, and in which the penultimate syllable contains a schwa followed by either l or r, there is a tendency for the schwa to be elided.
    • Word stress is used primarily for emphasis and suffixes are stressed, as in readiness.
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    • Second would be an increased emphasis on mega-churches and the corresponding stress on the importance of numbers rather than the transformation of lives.
    • A fourth part of King's self-help message was his stress on the fundamental importance of the traditional family.
    • This kind of stress on the importance of personal charity has its limitations; charitable actions may help a few, but are unlikely to reform society as a whole.

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There are 2 translations of stress in Spanish:

stress2

vt

  • 1.1 (emphasize) poner* énfasis or hacer* hincapié en, enfatizar*, recalcar* they stressed the need for preventive action pusieron énfasis or hicieron hincapié en la necesidad de tomar medidas preventivas, enfatizaron or recalcaron la necesidad de tomar medidas preventivas I must stress once again that … vuelvo a insistir en que …, vuelvo a recalcar que …
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    • So, better sanitation, safe drinking water and general health awareness are the important points being stressed by the hospital.
    • In a statement, the university stresses the recommendation does not reflect on the quality of teaching and learning within the department.
    • The Commission stressed today's statement was simply outlining matters to be discussed and it had not reached a decision on any of the issues.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [word/syllable/vowel] acentuar*
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    • There are a few cases where stressed syllables of content words are in weak positions.
    • She pronounces the unfamiliar word slowly, stressing each syllable, and confirms that the student knows the number of syllables in the word.
    • Latvian words are stressed on the first syllable, and written Latvian is largely phonetic.

Phrasal verbs

stress out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] estresarse, ponerse* tenso 1.1verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] estresar, poner* tenso

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.