Translation of "spectre" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun UK US specter uk /ˈspek.tər/ us /-tɚ/
the spectre of sth

the idea of something unpleasant that might happen in the future

el fantasma de algo
The awful spectre of civil war looms over the country.
Drought and war have raised the spectre of food shortages for up to 24 million African people.

literary a ghost (SPIRIT)


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



a ghost.

espectro, fantasma

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