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American English: /bɑmˈbɑrd/
British English: /bɒmˈbɑːd/

Translation of bombard in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military)
    Example sentences
    • Further north, Tomahawk missiles bombarding the city heralded the beginning of the War.
    • Two years ago, the major part of the war was all about bombarding us with smart bombs and high-tech missiles.
    • One answer of course might be for the Allies to bombard the railway tracks leading to the death camps.
  • 2 (Physics)to bombard something with something
    bombardear algo con algo
    Example sentences
    • A young scientist named Henry Moseley experimented with bombarding atoms of different elements with x rays.
    • The experimenters bombarded a thin gold foil with alpha particles (helium atoms without electrons).
    • These men experimented by bombarding uranium with neutrons.
  • 3 (assail)to bombard somebody with somethingI was bombarded with offers
    me llovieron las ofertas
    she was bombarded with questions
    la acribillaron or bombardearon a preguntas
    one is constantly being bombarded with advertisements
    continuamente lo bombardean a uno con anuncios
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