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Spanish 3H - El vocabulario de la historia de España

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adquirir (i-ie)
to buy, purchase, acquire; to gain, get, achieve
a la vez
at the same time
el aliado
ally, partner
ampliar
to increase, extend, expand, broaden, widen, enlarge
a pesar de
despite, in spite of
asolar (o-ue)
to devastate, destroy, raze
el asunto
the matter, issue, subject
la conquista
the conquest
convertirse en (e-ie)
to change, to become
dar lugar a
to cause, give rise to
derrocar
to overthrow, topple
el enclave
the settlement; enclave; gated community
enfrentar
to confront, face; to tackle, deal with
el enfrentamiento
the confrontation, conflict, clash, showdown
evitar
to avoid, keep clear of; to avert, prevent (from happening)
la época
the time period, epoch, era, age
establecer (-zco in yo present)
to establish
experimentar
to experience; to experiment
extenderse (e-ie))
to extend, spread, stretch
el fin
the purpose, aim; end
florecer
to flower, bloom, blossom; to flourish, prosper
hallarse
to find oneself, to be found, to be located
el intento
the attempt
las fuerzas armadas
the armed forces
llevar a cabo
to carry out, carry through, accomplish, perform
lograr
to achieve, attain; to manage to, to pull off; to get to
el logro
the achievement, attainment; milestone; benefit, win
la manera
the way, method, manner
mantener (e-ie)
to maintain, support, keep
la medida
the measure; measurement
mundial
world, worldwide (adjective)
el musulmán
Muslim, Moslem
plenamente
fully, completely
la población
population, village
la polémica
controversy
el potencial
the strength, power; potential
el pueblo
the people, nation; village, town
recuperar
to recover, get back; to make up for
recuperarse
get better, recover
el reino
the kingdom, realm
remontarse a
to date back to
respaldar
to back, support, endorse
la riqueza
the wealth, riches
el ritmo
rhythm, pace, speed
la sigla
the acronym, initial
el siglo
the century
sin embargo
nevertheless, however
suceder
to happen, occur, take place
la tasa
the rate; the fee, tax
la tasa de mortalidad
the mortality rate
temerario
reckless, rash, hasty
el tratado
the treaty
la travesía
the voyage/the journey; the crossing, the passage
el trono
the throne