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convulsión

Translation of convulsión in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 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/or disturbances that broke out among the workers

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