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American English: /ˈdɛdˌlaɪn/
British English: /ˈdɛdlʌɪn/

Translation of deadline in Spanish:


  • 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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