Translation of three-cornered in Spanish:


de tres, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈθri ˈˌkɔrnərd/


  • 1

    (contest/fight) de tres
    • It is time to employ this legacy in the polarised republican debate to overturn the presumptions that have created a three-cornered contest between monarchists, minimalist republicans and direct-election advocates.
    • In April, the Liberal and National parties reached an agreement to end three-cornered contests, but the Liberal Party executive will decide whether to run candidates in the seats of Clarence and Tweed at a meeting on June 21.
    • As a result, a three-cornered contest ensued with the former ruling party, the internal opposition and the RPF jockeying for position in a ‘broad-based transitional government’.
    • The historic three-cornered contest took place in an atmosphere charged with tension and excitement, both in and out of the Congress hall.
    • I think accepting the short-term pain of a few three-cornered contests is a lesser evil than the present situation.
    • The election itself was a three-cornered contest for the first time since 1929.
    • As a result, Italy had rarely been free from foreign domination and the three-cornered contests between Spain, France, and Austria had left deep imprints on every aspect of its history.
    • He only got 24 percent of the vote in 2000 and his performance in a similar three-cornered rematch would almost certainly be worse.
    • In a tight, three-cornered, contest, they could yet sneak through to leave the other bids floundering.
    • Some feel that a different type of personality could have captured this neglected demographic in what has become a three-cornered fight.
    • Expect the issue to run and run in three-cornered rural contests, and in the Legislative Council contest.
    • But from the late 1950s to the mid 1970s UK manufacturing was smashed in a three-cornered war of attrition between incompetent management, militant trade unions and high-tax government.
    • These comments underlined a three-cornered row which saw the Government and two Opposition parties bickering over how to proceed.
    • If the two spouses do not agree there arises a three-cornered conflict to determine which one of them will be widowed.