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carriage
American English: /ˈkɛrɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈkarɪdʒ/

Translation of carriage in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable 1.1 (horse-drawn)
    Example sentences
    • She was among 15 tourists hurt when a convoy of horses pulling carriages along the steep mountain paths from the glacier bolted unexpectedly, throwing the passengers to the ground.
    • They were among fifteen tourists hurt when the horses pulling their carriages bolted unexpectedly during a tour of the Briksdal glacier in Stryn, western Norway, on Monday.
    • For instance, most English city streets were built when ‘traffic’ consisted of small carriages pulled by skinny horses.
    1.2 (British English) (Railways)
    Example sentences
    • The boat trains and beautiful Pullman carriages are now replaced by the Eurostar.
    • The Christmas train consisted of modern passenger carriages, generator cars and a caboose, with a diesel switch engine on either end.
    • The first 12 train carriages for the high-speed railway arrived at Kaohsiung Harbor yesterday.
    1.3
    also: baby carriage
    (American English)
  • 2 countable 2.1 (of typewriter)
    Example sentences
    • In assembly, where practically every operation is manual, engines shuttle down the line on carriages that swivel to allow workers easy access from any angle.
    • This also means swiveling around the sliding carriage that holds the file, and duplicating the angles you used earlier.
    2.2
    also: gun carriage
  • 3 uncountable (transport) the carriage of goods
    el transporte de mercancías
    carriage paid/forward (British English)
    porte(s) (masculine (plural)) pagado(s)/a pagar
    carriage free (British English)
    franco de porte
    sin porte(s)
    Example sentences
    • She was escorted to a police carriage that would take her to the execution site.
    • Here the traffic consisted not of coaches and carriages but of wagons and hand-carts.
    • Sweden and Denmark even manage to ferry carriages across the Baltic sea with no problem.
  • 4 uncountable (bearing) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • He had very handsome features with a strong muscular frame, tall and strong-limbed with graceful carriage and dignified bearing.
    • This is a broad definition, encompassing essentially the whole carriage and deportment of the body.
    • Her carriage was royal, and her bearing haughty and most formal.

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