Translation of convulsión in English:

convulsión

f

  • 2 (trastorno, perturbación) su asesinato produjo una gran convulsión en el ejército his assassination caused great agitation in the army las convulsiones sociales de los años 60 the social upheaval of the sixties las convulsiones obreras que se produjeron the violent unrest o disturbances that broke out among the workers

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.