Translation of Rubicon in Spanish:


Rubicón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrubəˌkɑn/ /ˈruːbɪk(ə)n/ /ˈruːbɪkɒn/

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    Rubicón masculine
    to cross the Rubicon cruzar / atravesar el Rubicón
    • There may have been a time in the world's history when such moments fully revealed their gravity, with witches prophesying on a blasted heath of visible Rubicons to be crossed.
    • The head of research at a big-time doll maker informs us that a Rubicon has been passed: ‘Dolls are becoming less like toys,’ he says, ‘and more like miniature robots, digital companions.’
    • However, kids cross a Rubicon at a certain age, when they want to do, not to watch, they want to control, not be controlled.
    • Much harder and steeper than the Salathé, Mescalito seemed far beyond a Rubicon I would never cross.
    • Fraser takes this lack of reaction as evidence that a Rubicon has been crossed.
    • For Kumble, Adelaide was a Rubicon crossing in more ways than one.
    • Bulgaria is crossing a Rubicon of social change, and is a society learning anew how to live together.
    • In my view, the damages that flow from the loss of profits from a secondary bargain lie on the far side of a Rubicon that should not be crossed; reasonable foreseeability takes us only to the shore.
    • More worryingly, was some Rubicon crossed in society when the authority of the courts to dispense justice was usurped to the demands of television?
    • There was a faint feeling of a Rubicon being crossed.