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American English: /ˈbikən/
British English: /ˈbiːk(ə)n/

Translation of beacon in Spanish:


  • 1 (light) the police placed beacons along the road
    la policía colocó balizas or señales luminosas a lo largo de la carretera
    Example sentences
    • But amid the feelings of frustration, one piece of positive news shone out like a beacon of hope.
    • When I saw the sign of The Dolmen Hotel all lit up it was like a beacon of hope to me.
    • That said, Jerome Vareille stood out like a beacon of hope, creating or being on the end of the best of the few chances.
    Example sentences
    • Rotating beacons on airfields made their debut in the early 1920s.
    • What is the significance, if any, of the color and location of lights / beacons on airliners or any aircraft?
    • From the late 1970s, constellations of man-made navigation satellites have taken over as beacons to guide the way.
  • 3
    also: Belisha beacon
    (señal luminosa intermitente en un cruce peatonal)
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