Translation of "phenomenon" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /fəˈnɒm.ɪ.nən/ us /-ˈnɑː.mə.nɑːn/ plural phenomena uk // us

A something that exists and can be seen, felt, tasted, etc., especially something unusual or interesting

Gravity is a natural phenomenon.
Do you believe in the paranormal and other psychic phenomena?
There’s evidence to suggest that child abuse is not just a recent phenomenon.

someone or something that is extremely successful, often because of special qualities or abilities

The Beatles were a phenomenon – nobody had heard anything like them before.

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


noun /fəˈnomənən, (American) -non/ (plural phenomena /-nə/)

a natural fact or event that is seen or happens regularly or frequently

Magnetic attraction is an interesting phenomenon.
phenomenal adjective

very unusual; remarkable

fenomenal, extraordinario
a phenomenal amount of money.
phenomenally adverb

Hiphop is phenomenally popular.

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