acallar translation | Spanish-English dictionary



1    (=silenciar)   to silence, quieten, quiet   (EEUU)  
2    (=calmar)  
to assuage, pacify  
  [+crítica, duda]  
to silence
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'acallar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
acallar la conciencia
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.
Sólo puede hablar ahora porque los Tollan usan su tecnología para acallar a Klorel. He can speak now only because the Tollan... ...used their technology to silence Klorel.
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.
Asimismo, impusieron brutales dictaduras militares cuando fue necesario acallar con sangre las justas reivindicaciones y el profundo sentimiento antimperialista que se consolidó en el pueblo cubano. They also imposed brutal military dictatorships whenever it was necessary to quell, through bloodshed, the just demands and the profound anti-imperialist sentiments that had grown stronger among the Cuban people.
Con carácter urgente, debemos acallar las armas y comprender que en África no puede haber desarrollo sostenible sin paz. As a matter of urgency, we need to silence the weapons and to understand that there can be no sustainable development in Africa without peace.
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