- 1 /bəˈrɑːʒ; ˈbærɑːdʒ/ 1.1 [Military/Militar] (action) descarga (feminine); (fire) cortina (feminine) or barrera (feminine) de fuego artillery barrage descarga (feminine) de artillería, bombardeo (masculine)More example sentences1.2 (deluge) aluvión (masculine) a barrage of questions/criticism un aluvión de preguntas/críticas
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- Surprisingly, a few enemy soldiers and vehicles had survived the concentrated artillery barrage and helicopter attack.
- Most of the damage was done by the Sri Lankan military through air raids and artillery barrages.
- This eliminates the traditional requirement for an area fire or artillery barrage.
- As a last example, suppose a development authority plans to build a barrage across an estuary to increase property values and generate opportunities for marina developments.
- Dams and irrigation barrages have also added to the woes of the dolphins.
- There is a 5mph speed limit on the whole of the river upstream of the barrage.
- 2 /ˈbɑːrɪdʒ; ˈbærɑːdʒ/ (dam) presa (feminine)
transitive verb/verbo transitivo/bəˈrɑːʒ; ˈbærɑːʒ/
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