Translation of partisan in Spanish:

partisan

partisano, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpɑːtɪˈzan//ˈpɑrdəzən//ˈpɑːtɪzan/

noun

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    (guerrilla)
    partisano masculine
    partisana feminine
    (masculine and feminine) miembro de la resistencia
    • They were eventually able to combine with the partisans and force a German surrender.
    • When guerrilla or partisan warfare further exasperated him, Grant proposed radical measures.
    • The partisans fought a revolutionary war in a constantly shifting pattern, and their leadership did so with a political aim.
    • He reminded listeners that in 1943 Yugoslav partisans in Serbia fought against numerically superior German forces and won.
    • Similar atrocities occurred throughout occupied Europe after attacks by partisans or agents on German troops.
    • As the Wehrmacht had to change from attack to defence, the division was deployed to fight against partisans.
    • A combination of superior tactics, better use of material, and fierce military and partisan fighting led to Soviet victory.
    • By July 1943, the number of partisans fighting against the Germans was estimated at 142,000.
    • At another leg of the march, government partisans opened fire, wounding two demonstrators.
    • His work as an army intelligence officer later took him to Sicily and then Italy where he fought with the partisans.
    • Whether the same is true in the realm of the very small - the warfare of guerrillas, partisans, and terrorists - is more difficult to say.
    • Giovanni Pesce fought with the partisans during the Second World War.
    • Henceforth, they found themselves in increasingly open, partisan warfare.
    • Lithuania put up the strongest struggle, with partisans holding out until 1953.
    • And, in fact, if it hadn't been for outside support the partisans would have been wiped out in no time.
    • At the beginning of the protest, Aristide partisans attacked demonstrators, hitting one with a rock and shooting another.
    • German martial law refused to recognize the Italian partisans as a war party.
    • Large areas were still held by partizans behind the German lines, and the Soviet forces tried to link up with them using airborne forces.
    • Only when the occupying troops proved more vicious than the partisans did rural communities support the resistance.
    • They marched off to fight the partisans or the Russians ‘to protect Europe’.
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    (supporter)
    partidario masculine
    partidaria feminine
    • Democratic partisans believe they smell blood in the water, and their instinct is to swarm.
    • Pro-independence partisans in Taiwan's ruling party are admitting the island cannot live apart from China
    • What Pryor demonstrated in the Ten Commandments controversy is that he is not a partisan nor an ideologue.
    • The legal battle is being closely followed nationwide by partisans on both sides of the right to die issue.
    • Today, as in the past, chefs are grouped into ‘schools’ with debates raging between the partisans of one and supporters of another.
    • Also, the fact that party partisans are put in charge of running the elections is crazy and is an obvious conflict of interest.
    • She is assigned to serve with a cadre of British agents supporting the anti-fascist partisans.
    • This appears to be the case because as the campaign progressed each did a good job securing support from their weak partisans.
    • His tone also makes clear that this volume essays is intended only for Democratic partisans.
    • It was what allowed him to stack the party with his partisans and essentially take over and begin purges.
    • Remember that you are not partisans or advocates in this matter.
    • But some are beginning to participate in an activity once thought to be the preserve of technology geeks and political partisans.
    • The numerous controversies between State advocates and partisans of private initiative explain this lag.
    • We cannot let partisans drive an ideological stake in the heart of public broadcasting.
    • Well, it just means that I don't consider myself a political partisan in the sense that we back one party or another.
    • They're igniting a great deal of enthusiasm and energy among partisans, at least among some of the very political blogs out there.
    • True democracy is dreaded by partisans of the old left and right alike.
    • Unlike many of his colleagues, who operate as adjuncts of the Democratic Party, Hair wasn't a partisan.
    • Demonstrations by partisans of both sides turned increasingly aggressive last week.
    • So what was it that seemingly turned him into a Democratic partisan?

adjective

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    (decision/crowd) partidista
    (account) parcial