Translation of adversarial in Spanish:


de confrontación, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌædvərˈsɛriəl/ /ˌadvəˈsɛːrɪəl/


  • 1formal

    (approach/politics) de confrontación
    • With shared goals, there is less reason for conflict or adversarial relationships.
    • Working for opposing stations the two men relished the jokey adversarial relationship they shared - one which continues until today.
    • The Convention drew up a list of principles to guide the Parliament, including the aim to move away from the adversarial nature of Westminster and towards a model based on power-sharing and public participation.
    • This is an adversarial relationship both ways, in which the media control more weapons of destruction than any minister, and use them with reckless passion or amusement, whether to make a headline or dismantle a career.
    • I wouldn't call it an adversarial relationship.
    • ‘This issue needs to be looked at given the adversarial nature of compensation claims,’ Dr Reilly said.
    • The only beneficiary of the adversarial relationship imposed on religion and science two hundred years ago has been meaninglessness.
    • This is not good for the health of our democracy, since it often casts civil society in an adversarial relationship to the State.
    • Williams insisted there had been no adversarial relationship between the ministry and the nurses.
    • It has never had an adversarial relationship with the government.
    • They have a much more adversarial relationship with government than we do.
    • Creating an adversarial relationship with the listener is a mistake.
    • But what surprised me most about the meeting was a general agreement that the biggest turn-off was the adversarial nature of the campaigning.
    • Such is the nature of our adversarial democratic structures.
    • But it is one thing to air such differences in a framework of constructive give-and-take and another to escalate differences of opinion into an adversarial relationship.
    • I think there is an adversarial relationship within the sports journalism business.
    • We have an adversarial relationship with them.
    • The thing about questions like this is that they presuppose an adversarial relationship with clients, and that's so not the case with me.
    • She has obviously had an adversarial relationship with the media for a long time.
    • Families engaged in contentious, highly adversarial, and prolonged conflict before and during divorce often remain embattled afterward as well.
    • In this tradition, a single judge both investigates and decides a case without benefit of an adversarial trial.
    • We have an adversarial system where evidence needs to be tested under cross-examination, so if we're going to put somebody behind bars, you need to establish charges beyond reasonable doubt.
    • If the parties fail to achieve a settlement through the collaborative law approach, the parties may then pursue adversarial court proceedings.
    • In an adversarial system of justice, however, judges are expected to crib from the arguments, ideas, and research of the adversaries.
    • In the adversarial system at the beginning of trial proceedings the court asks the defendant whether he pleads guilty or not guilty.
  • 2

    (system) acusatorio
    adversarial procedure procedimiento contradictorio