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American English: /ˈɛrˌdrɑp/
British English: /ˈɛːdrɒp/

Translation of airdrop in Spanish:


  • suministro (masculine) por paracaídas

transitive verb -pp-

  • (supplies/troops)
    lanzar desde un avión or en paracaídas
    Example sentences
    • During the Korean war, for example, it made more than 100 hazardous overflights of mainland China, airdropping agents and supplies.
    • The French were therefore airdropped into the valley to build a series of strong points, not all within supporting distance of each other, around the 0.62 mile airstrip upon which the fortress was to depend for supplies.
    • Millions of leaflets were airdropped along with tons of humanitarian rations.
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