Translation of breakdown in Spanish:


avería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbreɪkˌdaʊn/ /ˈbreɪkdaʊn/

See Spanish definition of avería


  • 1

    • 1.1(failure)

      (of car, machine) avería feminine
      (of car, machine) descompostura feminine Mexico
      (of car, machine) varada feminine Colombia
      (of car, machine) pana feminine Chile
      (of service, communications) interrupción feminine
      (of negotiations) fracaso masculine
      (of negotiations) ruptura feminine
      the system suffered a complete breakdown el sistema colapsó
      • electrical breakdown fallo eléctrico
      • a breakdown in traditional values un desmoronamiento de los valores tradicionales
      • breakdown truck grúa
      • Most of the contenders in the JWRC suffered mechanical breakdowns, punctures or accidents.
      • But the diagram would also assume a lot: no stuck buttons or mechanical breakdowns, and no frustrated residents walking down the hall late at night and dumping all their waste without sorting it.
      • Some mechanical breakdowns could be avoided if drivers properly inspected the buses before they begin their routes, as required by federal law, Scanlon said.
      • This lack of foresight caused numerous mechanical breakdowns.
      • As a side note, beware of mechanical breakdowns this week, especially on Tuesday.
      • With the weather on his side and no mechanical breakdowns, it will be a good harvest.
      • He worked on the construction of the London Eye, and was also part of a retained team of rescuers who would have been called to the attraction in the event of a mechanical breakdown or terrorist threat.
      • We're back-after an absence of three weeks, due to a mechanical breakdown of the printing press and an industrial dispute involving chapels of the printing unions.
      • Clacton Leisure Centre cleared the swimming pool on Friday after a mechanical breakdown.
      • In the harsh environment of space, however, satellites may fail prematurely because of mechanical breakdowns, damage from solar flares, or collisions with orbiting debris.
      • Trash dumps, space fights, or mechanical breakdowns could all leave various sized pieces of often-viable space junk floating around.
      • The gravel began to gouge holes in the hard rubber tires of the trucks, and the bumpier rides that resulted led to an increase in the number of mechanical breakdowns.
      • The disadvantage is that the line between terminals and the computer centre is, of course, subject to mechanical disturbances and breakdowns.
      • There can be no guarantee, not least because mechanical breakdowns happen from time to time, and perhaps even gradually.
      • Accidents result from breakdowns in the mechanisms that practitioners use to anticipate, detect, and bridge gaps.
      • Our six-game block was starting earlier than usual because of a schedule change, but our day of bowling was delayed because of a mechanical breakdown.
      • A computer systems breakdown was like the straw that broke the camel's back.
      • There would be system breakdown, the business would lose direction, and employees would be overcome by lethargy.
      • Like most companies, Rambus backs up its e-mail servers as a hedge against a catastrophic system breakdown.
      • It is, after all, free information usable for blackmail, theft or provoking a crippling system breakdown.
      • It's wrong to let them off the hook altogether and only blame the managers, the systems and a breakdown in communications.
      • The course is designed to assist people who are separated and help them meet other people who have experienced a breakdown in a relationship.
      • But even if the collection Scheme does become operational there is already a breakdown in the communication system that would have helped to make it more efficient.
      • This in turn can lead to prejudice and a breakdown in community relationships.
      • There was a complete systems failure, and a complete breakdown in relations and cooperation between the FBI and CIA.
      • The situation within the company is described as a complete breakdown in the relationship between the parties, a deadlock and a hostile environment.
      • The town of Katima Mulilo was reported to have faced power failures and a breakdown in communications due to land lines having been affected by the rain.
      • Professional disagreements can sometimes accentuate personal differences leading to a breakdown in working relationships - with a serious impact on patient care.
      • Sometimes it's simply a problem of a breakdown in communications or a lack of understanding about the systems.
      • If there's a breakdown in the parent-child relationship, an escalating game of cat and mouse involving the phone could escalate.
      • Do you feel responsible at all for the breakdown in the relationship with the media?
      • After 2,600 words of this self-pity, Henderson is willing to take some blame for the breakdown in their relationship.
      • ‘You formed a grudge as a result of the breakdown in the relationship,’ he said.
      • The result is a pattern of estrangement that can lead to a damaging breakdown in relationships.
      • So it is not just about a breakdown in the relationship causing questions of competence or questions of the value of the legal work that's being done, it's about predatory nature of lawyers.
      • If a sibling put me in this situation, I would be incredibly resentful and probably wouldn't care if my choices caused a breakdown in our relationship.
      • More specifically, the test is whether the employee's dishonesty gave rise to a breakdown in the employment relationship.
      • It is not a case of her not getting her own way at home, there is obviously a breakdown in her relationship with her mother because of her mother's new partner.
      • His father was furious to think that his son had been rated as his equal and this resulted in a breakdown in relationships between the two.
      • The breakdown in our relationship with God needs to be dealt with first.

    • 1.2nervous breakdown

      crisis nerviosa feminine
      you're going to give me a nervous breakdown vas a hacer que me dé un ataque / que me vuelva loca

  • 2

    • 2.1(analysis)

      a detailed breakdown of expenditure un desglose detallado de los gastos
      • a complete breakdown of the report un análisis punto por punto del informe

    • 2.2(into constituent elements)

      descomposición feminine
      • It also gives a detailed breakdown of costs to distributors and compares this to the selling prices.
      • Ask for a detailed breakdown of programme costs.
      • We'll offer analysis and statistical breakdowns, more photos, more of everything.
      • We establish open book costing right from the get-go and ask suppliers to provide detailed cost breakdowns.
      • The costing section provides the solicitor with a final MLSS invoice with a detailed breakdown of costs in respect of the work undertaken by the claims manger when a case settles.
      • A breakdown of the statistics by police division shows that Port-of-Spain remains the most dangerous district in the country.
      • Only 1 other investigator provided a more comprehensive analysis of cost breakdown per cost center.
      • Howard provides details of the 1945 manifestos of the three main parties, and a breakdown of electoral statistics.
      • The task group also want a breakdown and analysis of how many ethnic minority workers have been successful after applying for jobs at the council.
      • The zoo's annual report, published yesterday, did not give a detailed breakdown of the €5 million running costs incurred during the year.
      • To support this premise, the following analysis looks at a breakdown of logistics costs as they relate to wholesale cost.
      • The report from the Office for National Statistics gave a detailed breakdown of population trends using statistics taken from the 2001 Census.
      • Without categorizing attacks through all possible demographic breakdowns, the analysis of terrorism in general remains flawed.
      • The developers have not provided a breakdown of the restoration costs which would enable a conventional assessment to be made.
      • The figures published by the Office for National Statistics give details of the total populations with age and gender breakdowns for all local authorities.
      • In the five chapters which have tables showing the incidence of consumer or producer goods, however, the authors only allow breakdown by wealth in one of them.
      • Like a naturopath taking a strand of hair and doing a complete cellular, system breakdown you have taken this tawdry, endless, episode and have done a fair and complete diagnosis.
      • The country-by-country breakdown clearly shows how widespread missile proliferation has become.
      • If you look at the authoritative breakdown of the casualty figures produced by the International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism in Herzliya, a rather different picture emerges.
      • Under another new directive, all products containing any allergens must include details of their chemical breakdown.