Translation of avenue in Spanish:

avenue

Pronunciation: /ˈævənuː; ˈævənjuː/

n

  • 1 1.1 (tree-lined walk) paseo (m) (arbolado) an avenue of poplars una alameda
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    • 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 (f) Fifth Avenue la Quinta Avenida
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    • 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 (f) 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
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    • 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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