Translation of "otherwise" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb uk /ˈʌð·ə·waɪz/ us /ˈʌð·ərˌwɑɪz/

except for what you have just said

a parte de eso
She hurt her arm in the accident, but otherwise she was fine.

different from what has just been said

otra cosa
I’ll meet you there at six o’clock unless I hear otherwise.
conjunction uk /ˈʌðəwaɪz/ us /ˈʌð·ərˌwɑɪz/

B1 used when saying what will happen if someone does not do something

si no
You’d better phone home, otherwise your parents will start to worry.

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