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Spanish translation of “trial”

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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