Spanish translation of 'rearguard'
(Military) retaguardia f
See rearguard action
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Example Sentences Including 'rearguard'
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But this is a rearguard action while the pharmaceutical companies search for that elusive new product.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Record players in a 1970s style fought a rearguard action against all things digital.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The cleric is fighting a rearguard action here, and a rearguard action on two fronts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This series follows the body's rearguard battles to stay alive from birth to old age.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At times the home rearguard looked tentative.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He missed a determined rearguard effort from his side, who displayed a character and defiance not often seen from French teams on the road.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The manner in which Swansea eased into the lead exposed again the vulnerability of the home rearguard.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
My friend himself witnessed such a rearguard action.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This is a sneak attack, a rearguard action by those who still want to see statutory control of the press.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translation of rearguard from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary