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acallar

  
      vt  
1    (=silenciar)   to silence, quieten, quiet   (EEUU)  
2    (=calmar)  
  [+furia]  
to assuage, pacify  
  [+crítica, duda]  
to silence
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
'acallar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
acallar la conciencia
exp.
quería acallar los rumores
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"acallar": examples and translations in context
Si son falsos, habrá que reunir pruebas para acallar los rumores. If they are not proven, then the evidence needs to be gathered in order to silence the rumours.
En tanto, el sólido crecimiento de City National está ayudando a acallar a los detractores. Meanwhile, City National's solid growth is helping to silence naysayers.
Las miserables indemnizaciones que reciben sólo pretenden acallar su oposición y sus protestas. They receive paltry compensation which is intended to stifle their opposition and protests.
Los gobiernos han utilizado históricamente la "seguridad nacional" como excusa para acallar la oposición política y las críticas. Governments have historically used 'national security' as an excuse to stifle political opposition and criticism.
Solo bebía para acallar las voces. I only ever drank to quiet the voices. I...
No se los quites para acallar tus culpas. Don't take it away to quiet your own guilt.
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