Translation of "challenge" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtʃæl·ɪndʒ/ us /ˈtʃæl·əndʒ/

B1 something difficult that tests your ability

Managing a large team is quite a challenge.

an invitation to compete in a game or a fight

verb uk /ˈtʃæl·ɪndʒ/ us /ˈtʃæl·əndʒ/ present participle challenging, past tense and past participle challenged

to tell someone you do not accept their rules or you think they are wrong

The election results are being challenged.

to ask someone to compete in a game or fight

He challenged me to a game of tennis.

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


verb /ˈtʃӕlindʒ/

to ask (someone) to take part in a contest

desafiar, retar
He challenged his brother to a round of golf.

to question (someone’s authority or right, the truth of a statement etc)

poner en duda, cuestionar
They challenged his authority to make such a decision
challenger noun

contrincante, aspirante
Who will be Manchester United’s biggest challengers for the title?
challenging adjective

demanding effort; difficult

desafiante, estimulante, que supone un reto
a challenging job/idea.

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