rupture Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “rupture” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "rupture" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

ruptureverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈrʌp.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
to (​cause something to) ​explode, ​break, or ​tear: His ​appendix ruptured and he had to be ​rushed to ​hospital.figurative This ​news has ruptured (= ​violentlyended) the ​delicatepeace between the ​rivalgroups.rupture yourself If you rupture yourself, you ​breakapart the ​wall of ​muscle that ​keepsyourstomach and ​yourbowels in ​place, usually by ​lifting something too ​heavy.

rupturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈrʌp.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
an ​occasion when something ​explodes, ​breaks, or ​tears: a rupture of the ​pipelinefigurative a rupture (= an end to a ​friendlyrelationship) between the ​families a ​medicalcondition in which the ​wall of ​muscleholding the ​stomach and ​bowels in ​place inside the ​body is ​brokenapart: You're going to give yourself a rupture if you ​lift that.
(Definition of rupture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "rupture" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

ruptureverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈrʌp·tʃər/
to ​burst or ​break, or to ​cause something to ​burst or ​break: [I] High ​winds caused the ​oiltank to rupture.
noun [C]  us   /ˈrʌp·tʃər/
There is a rupture in ​confidence in ​government.
(Definition of rupture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de rupture
Buscar alfabéticamente
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“rupture” in British English

“rupture” in American English

Palabra del día

nothing of the kind

used to emphasize a negative statement

Palabra del día

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Aprende más 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Aprende más