Translation of exacerbate in Spanish:


exacerbar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪɡˈzasəbeɪt//ɪɡˈzæsərˌbeɪt//ɛkˈsasəbeɪt/

transitive verb

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    exacerbar formal
    • She believes that processed food, particularly ready meals, are exacerbating the problem.
    • I find that if I walk fast, it exacerbates the situation and the urge to pee right there on the sidewalk gets stronger.
    • Vicky, Alex's wealthy sister, exacerbates the situation by offering Neil money.
    • Significant reductions in the number of primary school pupils are in some cases exacerbating financial problems.
    • Pilots, unhappy at the increased expectations placed on them, are exacerbating the situation by striking for improved pay and conditions.
    • The apparently untreated road was progressively freezing-over, exacerbating the problem.
    • These issues were all being felt in our local communities, with the last three years of public housing reforms only exacerbating the situation.
    • The child's detachment exacerbates the parents' feeling of helplessness.
    • Rising energy costs, which are a result of a growing scarcity, as well as inflation, are exacerbating the situation.
    • He also criticised the city's universities for exacerbating the situation.
    • So what they do is take the driving test and then they fail, and it simply exacerbates the situation.
    • The premature closure of Fairhaven Road and problems caused by access from Frenches Road to Linkfield Lane exacerbates the situation.
    • At least the government is trying to find an actual solution, rather than exacerbating the problem.
    • And if you extend its availability you are merely exacerbating the problem.
    • Vehicles driving through the floodwaters were causing waves, exacerbating problems for households already flooded.
    • Along comes a referee intent on making peace but instead of getting both sides to kiss and make up the peacemaker only exacerbates the situation.
    • Part of the problem lies in the fact that we are buying much more powerful stereos and televisions today, but other fashion trends are exacerbating the problem.
    • The Dartford Tunnel is a bottleneck and removing the tolls would encourage more people to use it, thereby exacerbating the situation.
    • How can the war continue, they ask, if it's exacerbating the problem it was meant to solve?
    • That strains that whole relationship, probably exacerbates the situation.