Translation of "rife" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /raɪf/ us formal

If something unpleasant is rife, it is very common or happens a lot. (of something unpleasant) very common or frequent

Dysentery and malaria are rife in the refugee camps.
rife with sth

full of something unpleasant

plagado de algo
The office was rife with rumours.

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


adjective /raif/

(especially of bad or dangerous things) very widespread

After the failure of the harvest, disease and starvation were rife.

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