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catchment area
American English: /ˈkɛtʃmənt ˌɛriə/
British English: /ˈkatʃmənt ˌɛːriə/

Translation of catchment area in Spanish:


  • 1 (of hospital, school)
    zona (feminine) de captación (distrito que corresponde a un hospital, colegio etc)
    Example sentences
    • She said one third of pupils in her school's catchment area went to other schools, a scenario which is likely to worsen in the future.
    • He said that as many as a dozen pupils live within the catchment area, but travel to the neighbouring primary school.
    • The Minister acknowledged the need to provide additional accommodation for older people at the District Hospital to serve the catchment area.
  • 2 (Geography)
    Example sentences
    • The scheme is aimed at enhancing rivers and lakes in the Mayo catchment area.
    • Contrary to heavy rainfall in the plains, there seems to be less rainfall in the catchment area of the Gobind Sagar reservoir in Himachal Pradesh.
    • The lake overflowed as the catchment area of the lake has been receiving heavy rain for the last one week.
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