There are 2 translations of bench in Spanish:

bench1

Pronunciation: /bentʃ/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (seat) banco (m)
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    • Mr Buttery wants to make more of the site, now barely more than a couple of park benches and an engraved stone.
    • Looms, beds, tables, chairs, stools and benches were made of wood as well.
    • Once outside, I took a seat on a stone bench near the door.
    1.2
    (workbench)
    mesa (f) de trabajo; (for carpentry) banco (m) (de carpintero)
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    • This street-roof is studded with glass lenses that shine daylight down to laboratory benches below.
    • I can envisage these pages being photocopied and pinned above laboratory benches around the world.
    • In Downie's day, smallpox work was done on wooden benches in the open laboratory.
  • 2 2.1 [Law] the bench o the Bench (judges collectively) la judicatura (tribunal) el tribunal to be raised to the bench (BrE) ser* nombrado juez or magistrado to speak from the bench hablar desde el estrado to appear before the bench comparecer* ante el tribunal 2.2
    (benches pl)
    (BrE) [Govt] the government/opposition benches los escaños or (RPl) la bancada or (Chi) la banca del gobierno/de la oposición see alsoback benches, front bench
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    • You know I always wonder about the kind of people who sit on these judges benches and pass judgment over people.
    • The mock-up design featured access by ramps to all raised spaces, including the judge's bench, witness stand, jury box, and clerk stations.
    • In an unprecedented move Magistrate Nicholas got up from the bench and sat at the bar table with the witness and the accused.
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    • Before joining the bench, the Judge was a law professor who was well known for his erudite criticism of legalized abortion.
    • A Leyland magistrate is being forced to retire from the bench against his will because he is too old!
    • However, there are some people who move from the academic field to practice or the bench.
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    • Scotland's Lord Justice General recently presided over the bench of five senior judges who heard and ruled on the Lockerbie appeal.
    • Another bench of Magistrates may, reasonable and rationally, have reached the decision that the appeal should have been dismissed.
    • The sessions will take place at Bradford Magistrates Court in front of a specialised bench of magistrates and a prosecutor, who will be experts in ASBOs.
  • 3 [Sport] the bench el banquillo or (AmL tb) la banca
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    • When a timeout is called, players stroll to the bench and coaches hustle to huddle.
    • The next season, he was back on the field as the bench coach for new Cleveland manager.
    • First-choice half back Sean Long endured a nightmare first half at the JJB and should be relegated to the bench when coach David Waite names his side today.

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Word of the day lámpara
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lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of bench in Spanish:

bench2

vt

  • (esp AmE) mandar al banquillo or (AmL tb) a la banca

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Word of the day lámpara
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lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.