Translation of opinion in Spanish:

opinion

opinión, n.

Pronunciation /əˈpɪnjən//əˈpɪnjən/

noun

  • 1

    (belief)
    opinión feminine
    parecer masculine
    what's your opinion? ¿qué opinas?
    • if I want your opinion, I'll ask for it cuando quiera saber tu opinión, te la pediré
    • if you ask my opinion, I think it's ridiculous en mi opinión es ridículo
    • I haven't had time to form an opinion no he tenido tiempo de formarme una opinión
    • opinions differ hay diferentes opiniones al respecto
    • a woman of strong opinions una mujer muy convencida de sus ideas
    • she expressed the opinion that it was a mistake opinó que era un error
    • Tim was of the same opinion Tim era de la misma opinión / del mismo parecer
    • in my opinion a mi juicio
    • in Freud's opinion según Freud
    • opinion on / about sth opinión sobre/acerca de algo
    • opinion of sth/sb
    • what's your opinion of the plan/of Robinson? ¿qué opinión le merece el plan/Robinson?
    • to have a good / high/poor / low opinion of sth/sb tener buena/mala opinión de algo/algn
    • she held a very poor opinion of him no le merecía buena opinión
    • We're interested in your opinion on the political issues that affect your life, but you need to be unclear how you're going to vote at the next general election.
    • In my opinion that fact makes no difference at all.
    • In my opinion the biggest issue with regards to foreign investment is affordability.
    • Given my lack of knowledge, why would anyone be interested in my opinion?
    • I believe an article should be written on this website because in my opinion it matches the views of most people.
    • Again, I don't know that much about South Africa, but this is my opinion based on the facts I do know.
    • I mean, there's only one interesting thing about me, in my opinion, and that's the fact that I hear voices.
    • In her opinion the incidents described at the inquest were not necessarily related to the school, but had links with the local community.
    • In fact, in my opinion, the attitude of the authorities has simply worsened.
    • In fact, in my opinion, in the future you are either going to have to be very large or very small in this business.
    • In my opinion, this fact accounts for one of the critical reasons why there is so little hype about the new album.
    • The two, in my opinion, aren't necessarily related in the short term.
    • A simple analogy or a homely metaphor does the trick to invite the reader to share his views, opinions, judgement and comments.
    • In my opinion, the approach taken in this book was utterly compelling.
    • What, in your opinion, is the significance of the fact that many modern appliances are designed to be used with one hand?
    • Not everybody is eligible for it, and in fact in our opinion, far too few grandparents get substantial financial help.
    • Is it even possible or is retirement in his future, in your opinion?
    • Guidebooks are good in my opinion only for historical and cultural fact.
    • In fact, in their opinion, a good doctor would advise women against exposing themselves to the risk of egg donation.
    • In his opinion it is vital to improve international travellers' knowledge about the country and the city.
  • 2

    • 2.1(evaluation, judgment)

      opinión feminine
      professional/expert opinion opinión profesional/de un experto
      • I'd like a second opinion me gustaría consultarlo con otro especialista
      • They generally did not have a high opinion of the quality of audited financial statements issued by the balance of Bulgarian companies.
      • I didn't want to be honest with her as to my opinion of the quality of that statement, so I said nothing in reply.

    • 2.2Law

      opinión feminine
      asesoría legal feminine
      to take counsel's opinion asesorarse con un abogado
      • It might be refreshing, though, to have a Supreme Court Justice who writes opinions with critical comments directed at himself.
      • In his sentencing opinion, Judge Moore said that to sentence him as an adult would mean giving up on the juvenile justice system.
      • For all of these reasons, the plurality opinion is open to criticism.
      • Whilst acknowledging the respect to which the opinion of Judge Milonas is entitled, I found this submission a surprising one.
      • The Justices filed a patchwork of different opinions and dissents.

  • 3

    (of body of people)
    opinión feminine
    informed opinion has it that there is no danger of this happening la opinión de los entendidos en la materia es que no hay peligro de que esto ocurra
    • opinion is moving away from the nuclear option el consenso de opinión está dejando de lado la opción nuclear
    • literary opinion is divided la opinión del mundo literario está dividida
    • this action has outraged liberal opinion este hecho ha indignado a los (que mantienen opiniones) liberales
    • influential and opinion-forming articles artículos influyentes y formadores de opinión
    • They represented the majority of British opinion.
    • There are certain things where majority opinion is real but meaningless.
    • Such conventional pressure is, after all, a rather obvious example of tyranny of majority opinion.
    • Journalists, as you know, are crucial to changing the current climate of opinion to one more congenial to liberty.
    • It went through six printings in its first year, but its effect on majority opinion was, for many years to come, negligible.
    • Declarations of the General Assembly are not legally binding but have moral force, being indicative of majority global opinion.
    • I hope I never see the day when science is dictated by majority opinion and force of personality.
    • However, minorities do not enjoy the benefit of majority opinion.
    • Possibly, but I could imagine a climate of opinion developing in which it might come to be seen as unobjectionable in either case given unforeseen events.
    • Five studies revealed that people who hold the minority opinion express that opinion less quickly than people who hold the majority opinion.
    • They are accused of creating a too liberal climate of opinion and thus ‘helping this to happen’.
    • In this climate of opinion, the notion that the Scottish parliament is going to sue for greater powers seems hopelessly naiive.
    • The truth is, therefore, at least as likely to be found among those who reject majority opinion as among those who embrace it.
    • The traditional view, and I'm sure the majority of opinion supports it, is that the Attorney-General does have a role.
    • Should he bow to majority opinion or retreat into his own private moral code?
    • The larger denomination coins and the notes are being spent but the vast majority of opinion regards them as having little spending power.
    • Even if he is right at street level, he surely cannot deny the change in the climate of opinion.
    • This changed climate of European political opinion cannot but have an influence on the single currency referendum in Britain.
    • I can't imagine the audience is representative of majority opinion over there.
    • Given the climate of opinion, she would be foolish to describe them with anything other than mere disdain.