Translation of "sudden" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsʌd·ən/ us /ˈsʌd·ən/

done or happening quickly and not expected

repentino, súbito
a sudden change
His sudden death was a shock to us all.
all of a sudden

quickly and in a way that was not expected

de repente
All of a sudden she got up and walked out.

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


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.

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