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Spanish translation of “sudden”

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sudden

adjective /ˈsadn/
happening etc quickly and unexpectedly
súbito, repentino
a sudden attack His decision to get married is rather sudden! a sudden bend in the road.
suddenness noun
cualidad de repentino/súbito; brusquedad
The suddenness of his decision to resign surprised everyone.
suddenly adverb
súbitamente, de repente, de golpe
He suddenly woke up Suddenly she realized that the stranger had a gun.
all of a sudden suddenly or unexpectedly
de repente, de golpe
All of a sudden the lights went out.
Translations of “sudden”
in Korean 갑작스런…
in Arabic مُفاجىء…
in French soudain…
in Italian improvviso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
in Russian внезапный…
in Turkish ani, beklenmedik, apansız…
in Polish nagły, gwałtowny…
in Portuguese repentino, súbito…
in German plötzlich…
in Catalan sobtat, inesperat…
in Japanese 突然の, 急な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
(Definition of sudden from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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