grew more prosperous, ambitious and powerful

16:59 Sep 17, 2010
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Journalism
English term or phrase: grew more prosperous, ambitious and powerful
Hola, sería esta traducción correcta, gracias.

By the late nineteenth century, urban newspapers grew more prosperous, ambitious and powerful, and some began to proclaim their political independence.

A finales del Siglo XIX, los periódicos urbanos prosperaron y adquirieron ambiciones y poder al grado de que algunos llegaron a proclamar su independencia política.
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1"grew" in the sense of "became"
Ana171143
4ganaron en prosperidad, ambiciones y poder
Cecilia Gowar
3a medida que los períodicos urbanos adquírían/iban adquiriendo mayor prosperidad, ambición y poder
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
3... los periódicos urbanos prosperaron y se volvieron más ambiciosos y poderosos ...
Ursulita
3tu opción me parece muy buena
Aradai Pardo Martínez


  

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tu opción me parece muy buena


Explanation:
si acaso, yo cambiará "poder" por "influencia", pero es sólo una opción

Aradai Pardo Martínez
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
"grew" in the sense of "became"


Explanation:
...los diarios se volvieron más prósperos, ambiciosos y poderosos... Puede ser: they grew more.... or they became more...

Ana171143
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agree  Marjory Hord
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  -> Thanks a lot, Marjory
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... los periódicos urbanos prosperaron y se volvieron más ambiciosos y poderosos ...


Explanation:
es sólo una opción.

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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
a medida que los períodicos urbanos adquírían/iban adquiriendo mayor prosperidad, ambición y poder


Explanation:
Otra versión, saludos

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
ganaron en prosperidad, ambiciones y poder


Explanation:
Para finales del siglo XIX, los periódicos urbanos ganaron en prosperidad, ambiciones y poder, y algunos comenzaron a proclamar su independencia política.

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Note added at 17 hrs (2010-09-18 10:17:59 GMT)
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CORRECCIÓN: prosperidad, ambición y poder.
Es lamentable que no se pueda editar una respuesta.

Cecilia Gowar
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