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Spanish translation of 'whether'

Word Frequency

whether

[ˈweðəʳ ]
conjunction
si
I don’t know whether ... no sé si ...
I doubt whether ... dudo que (+ subjun)
I am not certain whether he’ll come (or not) no estoy seguro de que venga
whether it is ... or not sea ... o no (sea)
whether you like it or not tanto si quieres como si no
whether they come or not vengan o no (vengan)

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Example Sentences Including 'whether'

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The country is holding a referendum on March 3 to decide whether to introduce a veto for shareholders over executive pay packages.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The company was unable to say whether or not the rollout would be optical fibre technology.
Computing (2010)
But the jury is still out on whether this idea has any foundation.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Last week he refused to say whether he supports or condemns the action, instead urging both sides to broker a compromise.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
So I asked him whether he used gel.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That high excitement at the beginning of a relationship usually settles down, then you will have a better idea of whether you are right for each other.
The Sun (2016)
Then you will have a good idea of whether a man is genuine.
The Sun (2016)
He has asked whether the use of Triamcinolone was correct so near to big races given the performance benefits.
The Sun (2016)
He said we would use the experience whether we won at Wembley or not.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He says it depends whether there's a wedding in the team hotel.
The Sun (2016)
It is not clear whether the direct appeal will change the landscape only a fortnight before the vote.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That includes any match that they have any influence, whether direct or indirect.
The Sun (2013)
They will have no idea whether it is day or night.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He added that it was too early to say whether the men would make a full recovery.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Hospital bosses claim it is impossible to say whether the cancellations are to blame.
The Sun (2015)
How can it decide whether ideas are original or not?
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
How would you feel if you had no idea whether they were safe?
The Sun (2013)
If letting a room in your house, you will need to make it clear whether guests can use other spaces such as the kitchen.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It depends on the context and whether you can use a euphemism.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It did not check whether he actually used them.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It refused to say whether any of the migrants had claimed asylum or been asked to leave the country.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Researchers said it be used to determine whether those with advanced cancer should still be given drug treatment.
The Sun (2016)
The coastguard had no idea whether or not there was anyone in the van.
The Sun (2007)
The government is asking UK banks whether they can introduce a similar system.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The study said it was too early to measure whether the use of tablets had had an impact on results.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There is mounting concern within the party that it will lose the flagship poll on whether to introduce the alternative vote system.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These show red, green or yellow to direct train drivers whether to stop or go.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They can say whether they think you have a problem and refer you to a specialist.
The Sun (2012)
Whether she reports direct to you or not doesn't matter.
The Sun (2015)
See whether you can introduce any new ideas or improvements.
Lumsden, Robert 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)
The issue for organizations is not whether to direct and control employees, but how and to what extent.
Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)
The speed of a moving object depends on (is relative to ) whether it is measured in the same frame of reference or across two frames.
Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)

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'whether' in Other Languages

British English: whether /ˈwɛðə/ CONJUNCTION
You use whether when you are talking about a choice between two or more things.
They now have two weeks to decide whether or not to buy the house.
  • American English: whether
  • Arabic: سَوَاء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: se
  • Chinese: 是否
  • Croatian: hoće li
  • Czech: jestli
  • Danish: om
  • Dutch: of
  • European Spanish: si
  • Finnish: joko
  • French: si
  • German: ob
  • Greek: κατά πόσον
  • Italian: se
  • Japanese: ・・・かどうか
  • Korean: ...인지 어떤지
  • Norwegian: hvorvidt
  • Polish: czy
  • European Portuguese: se
  • Romanian: dacă
  • Russian: ли
  • Spanish: si
  • Swedish: om
  • Thai: ไม่ว่าจะ....หรือไม่
  • Turkish: eğer
  • Ukrainian: чи
  • Vietnamese: được hay không

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