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deadline

Pronunciation: /ˈdedlaɪn/

Translation of deadline in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • fecha (feminine) tope or límite, plazo (masculine) de entrega to work to a deadline trabajar con miras a un plazo determinado to set/extend a deadline fijar/prorrogar* el plazo de entrega to meet a deadline entregar* un trabajo dentro del plazo previsto they always miss the deadlines nunca entregan el trabajo a tiempo
    Example sentences
    • In other words, he had his own creative life to lead while we were working flat out to meet our deadlines, night after night.
    • The deadline for submissions for the next issue is the end of September.
    • As for those sick that want to attend, the deadline for submission of names is the end of January.

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