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American English: /səˈspɛns/
British English: /səˈspɛns/

Translation of suspense in Spanish:


  • (in literary work, movie)
    suspenso (masculine) or (Spain) suspense (masculine)
    the suspense is killing me!
    ¡la intriga or la incertidumbre me está matando!
    to keep somebody in suspense
    mantener a alguien sobre ascuas or en vilo
    Example sentences
    • I let out a heavy sigh and thought hard for a few seconds, unable to register anything except comic books and fiction suspense novels.
    • Even though it's riddled with melodrama, this is still a high quality internal affairs suspense thriller.
    • The mystery of these implicit questions heightens the novel's suspense.

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