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convoy

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːnvɔɪ; ˈkɒnvɔɪ/

Translation of convoy in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of ships) convoy (masculine); (of vehicles) convoy (masculine), caravana (feminine) 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/verbo transitivo

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