Translation of clamor in Spanish:

clamor

clamor, n.

(British clamour)

Pronunciation: /ˈklæmər//ˈklamə/

noun

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    (noise)
    clamor masculine
    • From behind the group, a great clamor arose.
    • Just as I got close to the bedroom door and was beginning to turn the knob, the clamor of footsteps came to my attention again.
    • Aurora responded, also yelling over the clamor.
    • With each passing moment, as the horizon became a little brighter, the clamor became louder, until all the knights of the camp were up and about, making ready for their departure.
    • When he had finished talking, there arose a great clamor of noise as everyone grabbed their belongings, and started to make their way out of the room and into the hall outside.
    • As she neared, she heard the clamour of their excited voices rising and echoing off the rock walls around her.
    • Her murmured words were lost in the clamor of running feet.
    • The clamor rose to such a level, that no one could get a word in edgewise.
    • Jonathan must himself have heard the growing clamor in the kitchen, for he hurried to finish.
    • But underneath all the clamor and the noise, a single heart beats.
    • In the clamor of a battle, such noises and their exact location would be virtually impossible to distinguish even at close range.
    • Sonorous snores cut through the clamor of the gathering.
    • Earlier this week, the work cafeteria was buzzing with the clamour of the morning rush.
    • The loud clamor of metal against metal awoke him swiftly.
    • They were shouting and laughing, their voices rising above the clamor of the motor.
    • There was music and the sound of chatter in the background, the clamor of a dinner party in progress.
    • He barely even noticed the clamor of noise coming from Jennifer's room.
    • Upon opening the door, the clatter of trays on silverware and the clamor of voices competing with one another washed over them.
    • The noise had reached a clamour, and the smoke was making their eyes water.
    • The clamor of noise from the television interrupted my need for the serenity in the house.
  • 2

    (outcry)
    clamor masculine
    clamor for / against sth
    • the clamor for increased subsidies las voces que reclamaban un aumento en las subvenciones
    • the public clamor against her appointment el clamor popular contra su nombramiento
    • Along the coast, people have crammed themselves into steep-sided stacks of apartments in the clamour for the slightest glimpse of the sea.
    • There was also a growing clamour for a shift in a policy that for years had appeared unfavourably disposed to overseas companies.
    • So when the railways began to expand in the south in mid-1850s, there was a clamour for a rail link to the hills.
    • There will also be a desperate clamour for tickets, accommodation and buses as more than 35,000 fans from the south coast prepare to travel to the Welsh capital.
    • In view of the clamour for more public spending, especially on health, transport and education, the Chancellor is seen as more likely to choose to boost public expenditure than cut taxes.
    • And as we know, in the clamour for rights those who can only whisper are ignored.
    • The corruption allegations have spurred public protests and mounting clamor for his immediate resignation.
    • The only way to fend off the loud clamour of conspiracy theories is to keep the public fully informed.
    • With many investors still smarting after the destruction of equity - based investments, there is a clamour for safer havens for longer term savings.
    • Now Manchester's ruling Labour group has pledged to act after its own backbenchers joined the clamour for change.
    • In any case, public clamor for inoculations might require a liberal vaccination program after an outbreak.
    • The ABC story notes the growing clamor for free and fair elections.
    • In recent months, however, as worker unrest has swelled and fewer job recruits have arrived, the clamour for jobs at the factory gates has declined.
    • To prevent urban unrest, the country's leadership had to address the growing clamor for jobs.
    • ‘I think the Prime Minister has done a fantastic job,’ he says, dismissing the growing clamour for an early succession.
    • He has to face down the markets, his political critics, and his own colleagues as the clamour for solutions to the looming economic crunch inevitably grows.
    • ‘The clamour for early interest rate increases is unjustified and potentially dangerous, particularly for manufacturing,’ he said.
    • Labour is going to learn whether or not it is possible to resist the public clamour for tax cuts and still win a general election.
    • Many locals also work with the international agencies, and are well off by past standards, although the clamour for more jobs in an economy with high unemployment is intense.
    • There has been a clamour for tax credits to help small businesses train their staff.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    gritar
    the children started clamoring to go home los niños empezaron a gritar que se querían ir a casa
    • to clamor for sth
    • to clamor for justice clamar por justicia
    • some elements are already clamoring for war algunos sectores ya están pidiendo guerra a gritos