"buttress" translation into Spanish

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"buttress" in Spanish

EN buttress
volume_up
{noun}

1. general

buttress (also: abutment)
The pillars form rocky buttresses isolated from each other by deep and steep gullies developed by frost shattering directed along intervening joints.
Los pilares forman contrafuertes rocosos aislados unos de otros por profundas y abruptas torrenteras que se desarrollaron durante los periodos de deshielo.
buttress
buttress
buttress
volume_up
estribo {m} (de un muro)
buttress (also: abutment)

2. "for a theory, argument"

buttress (also: advocacy, aid, backing, backup)

Synonyms (English) for "buttress":

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Context sentences for "buttress" in Spanish

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EnglishInstead, many banks have used the liquidity to buttress their own position.
En su lugar, muchos bancos han utilizado la liquidez para reforzar su propia posición.
EnglishFor those whose precautionary legislation is defective it would be a boost and a buttress.
Para los países cuya legislación cautelar sea defectuosa, sería un estímulo y un sostén.
EnglishStrengthening the bilateral approach will only buttress poor countries' dependence on the EU.
El refuerzo del enfoque bilateral únicamente acentuará la dependencia de los países pobres de la Unión Europea.
EnglishThe main argument was to help Mrs Çiller as the pro-Western buttress against the danger represented by the Islamicist Mr Erbakan.
El argumento principal era el de ayudar a la Sra. Çiller, en su función de barrera prooccidental contra el peligro representado por el islamista Sr. Erbakan.