Translation of trespass in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈtrɛspəs//ˈtrɛspəs//ˈtrɛsˌpæs/

intransitive verb

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    • 1.1Law

      entrar sin autorización en propiedad ajena
      they were trespassing on my land habían entrado en mi propiedad sin autorización
      • [ S ]no trespassing prohibido el paso
      • The falconer says he has been warned he could be arrested for trespassing if he tries to get her.
      • The case itself does not stand for some principle that you must get exemplary damages where land is trespassed upon.
      • More than 30 protesters have already been arrested for trespassing onto the site.
      • That same year, another woman was arrested for trespassing at that same home.
      • He has been arrested for trespassing while filming his routines in abandoned buildings.
      • Police arrested the four on charges ranging from assault to trespassing.
      • Their workmen had trespassed onto the Gregorys' property, uprooted shrubs, removed rockery stones and trampled down plants.
      • If you aren't off my property in three minutes I'll have you arrested for trespassing!
      • I felt like an intruder discovered by the owner of the house I was trespassing.
      • There is no evidence that the police trespassed to do this and it appears that, at least from the video, that the pictures and video were taken from the publicly accessible roadway adjacent to the residence in question.
      • It is only an illegal activity if they are trespassing or poaching.
      • Because this is a fairly low-key establishment, entering it almost feels like trespassing.
      • The prosecutor may be able, by careful questioning, to avoid trespassing into the forbidden territory.
      • We're told staff from the daycare center made a citizen's arrest for trespassing.
      • The same youth was one of a group who were arrested trespassing at Malmesbury Abbey churchyard last month.
      • The assailant was charged with trespassing, destruction of property and cruelty to animals.
      • Some people took direct action and stood in front of the bulldozers but they were arrested and fined for trespassing.
      • At a children's home in Silver Street, he was said to have made threats to staff, caused damage, trespassed, verbally abused a social worker, refused to leave the premises and tried to steal a wallet from a member of staff.
      • The police had caused criminal damage and were trespassing.
      • The landlord commenced proceedings for possession on the ground that the lease had ended and the tenant was trespassing.

    • 1.2(encroach)

      to trespass (on sth)
      • that's his sphere and I don't want to trespass eso es de su competencia y no quiero entrometerme
      • I've trespassed on your patience/generosity quite enough ya he abusado bastante de su paciencia/generosidad
      • they have no right to trespass on her personal life like this no tienen ningún derecho a meterse así en su vida privada
      • I felt he didn't actually know much about radical political movements of the time - trespassing on Conrad really.
      • When someone offends us we feel that they are trespassing on our rights.
      • We were trespassing on the communion of their lunch, the remembrance of a thousand small-town diners, trailer-park kitchens and back-yard barbecues.

  • 2archaic

    as we forgive them that trespass against us así como nosotros perdonamos a nuestros deudores
    • Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the Lord in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the Lord.
    • Leaving aside the question of God's forgiveness, I think a basic way to forgive those who trespass against us is to return good for evil - to actually go out of our way to be charitable to those who have harmed us in some way.
    • But as the Lord taught us, we should ask forgiveness for our trespasses as we forgive those who have trespassed against us.
    • We know in this, within a democracy, how to get tough and put in rigorous regimens of discipline, security without trespassing against the fundamental rights of human beings in a civilized society.
    • The player who trespasses against the rules or ignores them is a ‘spoil-sport.’


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    entrada sin autorización en propiedad ajena
    • The requirement of trespass places a civil law concept at the centre of the offence.
    • Obviously, the Council enjoying the easement could be guilty of trespass, not least because they may - very readily in this case, it can be seen - stray over the line.
    • Picketing which breaches the criminal law or one of the specific torts such as trespass, nuisance, intimidation, defamation or representation will be impermissible.
    • Thus in the field of tort, the traditional view is that claims in respect of torts to land, such as trespass and nuisance, can be brought only by an occupier with a property interest in the land (such as a lease), and not by a mere licensee.
    • Perhaps you could give me a note, if that is appropriate, in due course, about the legislative history of trespass to Crown lands.
  • 2archaic

    pecado masculine
    forgive us our trespasses perdónanos nuestras deudas
    • After all, aren't they the guardians of the border, above all laws, sins, and trespasses?
    • Others, with stay-at-home, nonpolitical wives, were appalled at her trespasses onto the male public sphere.
    • And so I came up with the idea of actually demanding compensation for the trespass.
    • That's a mortal trespass, an unforgivable transgression that must be stopped.
    • Before his Damascus road experience, Paul was ‘dead in trespasses and sins.’