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carriageway

Pronunciation: /ˈkærɪdʒweɪ/

Translation of carriageway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) calzada (feminine) the southbound/northbound carriageway la calzada en dirección sur/norte
    Example sentences
    • On Sunday the cones will be changed and work will start on the other side of the eastbound carriageway.
    • Suddenly the coach crossed the central reservation and collided with a public light bus travelling in the inner lane of the eastbound carriageway.
    • The woman landed in the middle lane of the eastbound carriageway, but, miraculously, she wasn't hit by a vehicle.

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