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barrage

Translation of barrage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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)
    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.
    1.2 (deluge) aluvión (masculine) 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/bəˈrɑːʒ; ˈbærɑːʒ/
  • to barrage sb with sth she was barraged with questions la bombardearon or acosaron or acribillaron a preguntas they were barraged with complaints recibieron un aluvión de quejas

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