Translation of "controversy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒn·trə·vɜːsi/ us /ˈkɑn·trəˌvɜr·si/ plural controversies

a lot of disagreement and argument about something

There is a lot of controversy over privacy on the internet.

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


noun /kənˈtrovəsi, ˈkontrəvəːsi/ (plural controversies)

(an) argument between opposing points of view

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.

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