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Translation of "trial" - English-Spanish dictionary

trial

noun /ˈtraiəl/
a legal process by which a person is judged in a court of law proceso, juicio Their trial will be held next week.
an act of testing or trying; a test prueba, ensayo Give the new car a trial The disaster was a trial of his courage.
a (source of) trouble or anxiety aflicción, sufrimiento; problema My son is a great trial (to me).
trial run noun
a rehearsal, first test etc of anything, eg a play, car, piece of machinery etc ensayo, prueba He took the car out on a trial run.
on trial
the subject of a legal action in court en proceso, procesado She’s on trial for murder.
undergoing tests or examination a prueba We’ve had a new burglar alarm installed, but it’s only on trial at the moment.
trial and error
the trying of various methods, alternatives etc until the right one happens to appear or be found tanteo, método experimental, método de prueba y error They didn’t know how to fix the photocopier, but they managed it somehow by trial and error.
(Definition of trial from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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