Translation of sit-in in Spanish:


sentada, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪd ˌɪn//ˈsɪtɪn/


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    (demonstration) sentada feminine
    (demonstration) sitin masculine Mexico
    (strike) encierro masculine
    (strike) ocupación feminine
    (del lugar de trabajo) (strike) toma feminine
    • A man is threatening to stage a sit-in at a hospital until he is given an operation to end nine months of agony.
    • Traditional radical actions like sit-ins, mass protest, even riots are belittled as ‘spectacles with radium half-lives’.
    • We expect university campuses to be occupied, and thousands of schoolchildren have pledged to stage sit-ins or demand debates.
    • University students continue to organise stoppages, marches, hunger strikes, occupations and sit-ins in the major cities.
    • The blockade follows demonstrations and a week-long sit-in and hunger strike at the regional office.
    • Rallies, protests, sit-ins, and marches have today been held in the town centre.
    • There were demonstrations, sit-ins and clashes with the troops who occupied the campus.
    • It said that the demonstrations, sit-ins and hunger strikes have the result of disrupting social stability.
    • The country has enough problems on its hands right now and we cannot allow strikes and sit-ins at this point.
    • In communities across the province, people will visit constituency offices to stage sit-ins or protest outside.
    • She wanted to preserve the brazen fighting spirit the students had exhibited in their sit-in protests.
    • While a student at Hornsey he took part in sit-ins and demonstrations before becoming disillusioned with student politics.
    • This was a time of rallies, demonstrations, sit-ins, walkouts, and protests of every kind, and the music reflected the spirit of the time.
    • There have been marches, protests, and sit-ins that have been put down by the police with force.
    • Their protest language was manifested in the forms of marches, sit-ins, freedom rides, and boycotts.
    • A few weeks later nurses held a number of protest gatherings and sit-ins.
    • It was the culmination of years of boycotts and demonstrations, of freedom rides and sit-ins, of protest and struggle, of sacrifice and suffering.
    • Television cameras covered the marches, boycotts, sit-ins and when demonstrators were confronted by Police.
    • Many of the movement's standard methods of protest, like boycotts and sit-ins, were aimed at private businesses, not the state.
    • The strikers organised a sit-in demonstration and mass rally on July 9, the final day of the strike.