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Translation of barrage in Spanish:


  • 1American English: /bəˈrɑ(d)ʒ/
    British English: /ˈbarɑːʒ/
    1.1 (Military) (action)
    cortina (feminine) or barrera (feminine) de fuego
    artillery barrage
    descarga (feminine) de artillería
    1.2 (deluge) a barrage of questions/criticism
    un aluvión de preguntas/críticas
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb

American English: /bəˈrɑ(d)ʒ/
British English: /ˈbarɑːʒ/
  • to barrage somebody with somethingshe was barraged with questions
    la bombardearon or acosaron or acribillaron a preguntas
    they were barraged with complaints
    recibieron un aluvión de quejas
    Example sentences
    • During our talk, he barraged me with questions about my relationship with Rowen.
    • They barraged him with questions, none of which John understood save for one; ‘Who is that?’
    • When Kait went downstairs that morning after taking a long, soothing shower, Aunt Sally immediately barraged her with questions.

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