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convoy

Translation of convoy in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈkɑnˌvɔɪ/
British English: /ˈkɒnvɔɪ/
  • (of ships) in convoy
    en convoy or caravana
    Example sentences
    • He had previous convictions after pretending to be a fleet manager sending aid convoys to Bosnia and twice posing as a police officer.
    • Roosevelt had already pushed neutrality to the limit and had assigned warships to accompany convoys in the Atlantic.
    • Too often, logistics convoys are thrown together at the last minute without even a combat order or a precombat inspection.

transitive verb

American English: /ˈkɑnˌvɔɪ/
, /kənˈvɔɪ/
British English: /ˈkɒnvɔɪ/
  • (ships/trucks)
    convoyar
    Example sentences
    • These campaigns were narrowly defeated using a balanced force of Allied fleets, with opposing submarines, merchant ships convoyed by surface ships (primarily destroyers), and sea and land-based aviation.
    • The harsh reality, again, is, as reported earlier by CNN, their vehicles are often convoyed further north.
    • If their vehicles aren't armored, the policy is that they are convoyed on other vehicles.

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