Translation of "anomaly" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /əˈnɒm.ə.li/ us /-ˈnɑː.mə-/ formal

a person or thing that is different from what is usual, or not in agreement with something else and therefore not satisfactory

Statistical anomalies can make it difficult to compare economic data from one year to the next.
The anomaly of the social security system is that you sometimes have more money without a job.
anomalous adjective uk /-ləs/ us

In a multicultural society is it not anomalous to have a blasphemy law that only protects one religious faith?
anomalously adverb uk /-lə us

(Translation of “anomaly” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /(British ) əˈnoməli; (American) əˈnoməliː/ (plural anomalies)

(formal) something that is different from normal

We noticed some anomalies in the company accounts.
anomalous adjective

(formal) different from what is normal

anomalous test results.

(Translation of “anomaly” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)