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Translation of "spectacle" - English-Spanish dictionary

spectacle

noun   /ˈspek.tɪ.kl̩/
an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval espectáculo It was a strange spectacle to see the two former enemies shaking hands and slapping each other on the back. We witnessed the extraordinary spectacle of an old lady climbing a tree to rescue her cat.2168
a public event or show that is exciting to watch; an exciting appearance espectáculo The carnival was a magnificent spectacle. The television show was mere spectacle (= had an exciting appearance, but little value).1463
spectacles ( informal specs ) old-fashioned
glasses gafas a pair of spectacles steel-rimmed spectacles301
spectacle adjective   /-kl̩/ →  Idioms make a spectacle of yourself
(Definition of spectacle from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

spectacle

noun /ˈspektəkl/
a sight, especially one that is very impressive or wonderful espectáculo The royal wedding was a great spectacle.
spectacular /-ˈtӕkju-/ adjective
(opposite unspectacular)
making a great show or display espectacular a spectacular performance.
impressive; dramatic impresionante a spectacular recovery.
spectacularly adverb
espectacularmente The novel sold spectacularly well.
(Definition of spectacle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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