In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(noticia/rumor) to spread(ideas/doctrina) to spread(ideas/doctrina) to diffuse(doctrina/ideas) to disseminatedifundían el temor entre la población — they were spreading fear among the population
- se difundió un comunicado desmintiendo el rumor — a communiqué was issued denying the rumor
- la noticia fue difundida por la radio — the news was broadcast on the radio
- una institución que se encarga de difundir la cultura — an institution responsible for disseminating culture
- son creencias difundidas en esta región — such beliefs are widespread in this area
- la lámpara difundía una luz tenue — the lamp gave off a dim light
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