Translation of boon in Spanish:

boon

gran ayuda, n.

Pronunciation /bun//buːn/

noun

  • 1

    (blessing)
    gran ayuda feminine
    she's been a boon to me these last few months estos últimos meses me ha ayudado muchísimo
    • immigration has been a boon to the economy la inmigración ha dado un impulso importante a la economía
    • High oil prices a boon to energy-producing regions
    • But a falling dollar is a boon to investors who own foreign stocks and value them in dollars - as international funds do.
    • As a side benefit I am sure the bridge will also be a boon to fishermen and will be lined every night with salmon poachers slinging their hooks into the racing tide.
    • The success of others is your boon not your bane.
    • The evolution of sophisticated chargeback programs has been a boon to facility and real estate executives.
    • It is also a boon to those farmers who are, in effect, protected from competition.
    • Yet, amazingly, instead of being hailed as a boon to public safety… it was criticized as a threat to privacy.
    • Economists and policymakers have generally applauded the growth of borrowing as a boon to the economy and a blessing for average Americans.
    • Such technological ‘advances’ typically do nothing to help farmers, while providing a boon to the manufacturers and marketers of the technologies.
    • I'm sure it would be a boon to small clubs like ours who are struggling to make ends meet.
    • Homeschoolers and public schools are, in many ways, boons to one another.
    • Liberalisation came as a boon to the commodity trading, which is gradually gaining ground in the market circles.
    • These days, the main signs of the region's mixed heritage are peaceful, and many are positive boons to the traveler.
    • But the causeway has been a boon to naturalists.
    • Increases in average human life spans that we are privileged to witness must count as one of the great boons of the 20th century.
    • They are a boon to the participating countries as the benefits of more trade, investment and employment enhance their respective economies.
    • The path is strewn with hardships but also some boons.
    • There are boons, too, but they are going to take a long time to realize.
    • Knowing these people helps to understand why alcohol is such a boon to the lost and the lonely.
    • The therapy may cut recovery time by one third or even one half - a boon to any athlete looking to salvage the season.
  • 2archaic

    (request, favor)
    favor masculine
    • He has long been deafened by amplified hymns in his temple, leaving no scope for boons and prayers.
    • The statue of the goddess in the sanctum was small and was heavily garlanded with bells and gold borders - offerings made to the goddess for boons granted.
    • One night, as Charumathi slept, Goddess Mahalakshmi appeared in her dreams and asked her to perform a puja to Varalakshmi, the goddess who granted boons.
    • Return to his father in earth and the meaning of the sacrificial fire were the first two boons granted without hesitation.
    • Aberdeen stood up ‘I have one request, a boon, to ask of you.’