Translation of theory in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈθiəri/

n (plural -ries)

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • teoría (feminine)
    (music theory)
    teoría (f) (musical), solfeo (m) the theory of music la teoría de la música in theory en teoría, teóricamente the theory is that … en teoría …, teóricamente … I work on the theory that … (yo) soy de la teoría de que … the theory of relativity la teoría de la relatividad

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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.