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avenue

Pronunciation: /ˈævənuː; ˈævənjuː/

Translation of avenue in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (tree-lined walk) paseo (masculine) ([ arbolado ]) an avenue of poplars una alameda
    Example sentences
    • It seems that a ha-ha has been banked up to hide the public thoroughfare from which one turns down the private avenue of limes to approach the manor house.
    • This handsome Georgian country house is set in delightful mature gardens and grounds in a private location and approached via a lime avenue.
    • The house is approached via a tree-lined avenue and is set back from the main road.
    1.2 (broad street) avenida (feminine) Fifth Avenue la Quinta Avenida
    Example sentences
    • Later we walk down into town, along avenues lined with cypress trees and Cyprus oranges.
    • Watson has been growing trees along a two-mile-long avenue in the city for the past 10 years.
    • The looting occurred along a broad avenue on the northwestern rim of greater Buenos Aires where unemployment has soared well above the national average.
  • 2 (means, method) vía (feminine) new avenues of inquiry nuevas vías de investigación this is one of the avenues we're exploring esta es una de las vías or posibilidades que estamos explorando
    Example sentences
    • You never get the impression from his articles that he is trying to direct scientists towards more fruitful avenues of research.
    • What makes studying the effects of music on the brain so interesting for researchers are the multitude of different avenues of research possible.
    • They pledged to carry their fight on to block this proposal and will investigate all possible avenues of approach.

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