controversy translate to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "controversy" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

controversy

noun /kənˈtrovəsi, ˈkontrəvəːsi/ ( plural controversies)
(an) argument between opposing points of view
controversia
the controversy over the appointment of the new chairman.
controversial /kontrəˈvəːʃəl/ adjective causing controversy
controvertido, polémico
His new book is very controversial.
controversially adverb
de forma que se produzca controversia
The House of Commons controversially supported changes to the welfare system.
Translations of “controversy”
in Arabic جَدال…
in Korean 논란…
in Malaysian kontroversi…
in French controverse…
in Turkish tartışma, münakaşa, nizah…
in Italian controversia, polemica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爭議, 爭論, 爭辯…
in Russian спор…
in Polish kontrowersja…
in Vietnamese cuộc tranh luận…
in Portuguese polêmica, controvérsia…
in Thai การโต้เถียงอย่างรุนแรง…
in German die Kontroverse…
in Catalan controvèrsia…
in Japanese 議論…
in Indonesian kontroversi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 争议, 争论, 争辩…
(Definition of controversy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “controversy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More