Translation of crusade in Spanish:


cruzada, n.

Pronunciation /kruːˈseɪd//kruˈseɪd/


  • 1also Crusade

    cruzada feminine
    campaña feminine
    • The Crusade had been launched by Pope Urban II in 1095.
    • The Crusades weigh heavily on the Arab world as well.
    • The Sixth Crusade was led by Emperor Frederick II.
    • Saladin and Richard the Lionheart are two names that tend to dominate the Crusades.
    • Medieval England was to gain a great deal from the Crusades.
    • After the Mamluks took Jerusalem in 1244 AD, Louis announced his Crusade.
    • Misconceptions about the Crusades are all too common.
    • The first Crusade took three years to reach the Holy Land.
  • 2

    cruzada feminine
    a crusade against/for sth una cruzada / campaña contra algo/a favor de algo
    • In this regard, he is not an armchair liberal, his crusade against hatred, neo-Nazism etc seems to be an integral part of his public identity.
    • His crusade against greyness is in part a response to his experience of Czechoslovakia which, as a dual passport holder, he left for London in 1968.
    • His crusade against redundancy and overspending in government seemed fuelled by an overriding concern for the common good.
    • The grandfather of a teenage boy who died after inhaling an aerosol is now committed to a life-saving crusade against solvent abuse.
    • His crusade against the government apathy towards ex-soldiers and their families is continuing even at the age of 81.
    • Nonetheless, I'm somewhat sympathetic to their crusade against horrible animal living conditions.
    • Schools across the country have joined the crusade against violence.
    • We all need to support the crusade against corruption.
    • The crusade against child obesity is likely to produce, not healthy outcomes, but miserable children and anxious parents and epidemics of dieting and eating disorders.
    • After 1945, World War II was conceptualized here as a crusade against absolutism and intolerance.
    • While urging the authorities to find more resources to fix up our schools, our political representatives ought to be leading the crusade against vandalism.
    • Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, hundreds of thousands of people made ‘decisions’ for Christ at various evangelistic crusades and festivals.
    • A civil servant has vowed to carry on her crusade against crime despite becoming the victim of a hate campaign.
    • In addition, more elaborate evangelism programs, such as the multi-day, outdoor crusades, are rarely held because of prompting from leaders in the church administration.
    • Town leaders are calling for a crusade against television programmes they claim are eroding moral values.
    • Our specialized insights and practices are crucial in the national crusade for health.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to crusade (against/for sth) hacer una cruzada / campaña (contra algo/a favor de algo)
    • Such clashes put him in a fighting mood about the needs of the disabled, and he has been crusading for various causes ever since.
    • He was ridiculed and reviled, but this did not deter him for one second from crusading on behalf of society's outcasts.
    • The newspaper crusaded against emancipation in the months leading up to the draft riots.
    • Mostly, crusading politicians get frustrated and give up or learn the ropes and work within the existing system.
    • But it still strikes me as a bizarre issue to be crusading on behalf of.
    • He has crusaded ceaselessly against welfare recipients, eventually gaining national renown by time-limiting their eligibility for support.
    • He changed the position of the Catholic church on the death penalty, and he crusaded against the death penalty.
    • You're crusading against a lot of the violence that some of the other hip-hop artists celebrate.
    • He crusaded for free food stamps to combat hunger and malnutrition in children.
    • He's devoted years of thought and action to foreign policy, and in decades past has courageously crusaded against national security corruption, including the CIA's connection to contra supporters involved with drug dealing.
    • Why is it left to this small public company to be crusading in this area against the establishment?
    • True, they crusaded to take women out of politics, but they did so in order to open up other areas of public life to women.
    • Before the election, the local media successfully crusaded for change in government policy that would provide free antiretroviral treatment to the poor.
    • He was a pioneer conservationist, crusading to save Georgian London from the developers and responsible for saving Carlton House Terrace.
    • And, it seems, that for all his crusading on behalf of workers, he isn't the best boss to work for.
    • The result was that Europe quickly lost its taste for crusading.
    • And he is crusading to force brokers to reveal how they are paid to sell certain funds.
    • Were my grandparents secretly crusading to end world hunger?
    • She said that, as somebody who has been crusading to get insurance premiums down for drivers under 25, she was appalled at such comments.
    • Activist movements led by adult adoptees have crusaded against the ‘secrets and lies’ of confidential adoption.