Translation of depot in Spanish:

depot

Pronunciation: /ˈdiːpəʊ; ˈdepəʊ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (storehouse) depósito (m), almacén (m)
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    • He says the government is trying to secure loans to build granaries and depots to store food to help the people through difficult times.
    • A food storage depot was looted and burned down during the night and businesses were badly hit by the tense atmosphere yesterday.
    • They have prevented the government building granaries and food depots that could store grain from one year to the next.
    1.2 [Military/Militar] depósito (masculine)
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    • This was mirrored in England by the establishment of regimental depots after the army reforms.
    • The four recruiting depots have been busy all day, air raid warning tests have been heard across the city this evening, and posters are calling for volunteers for first aid.
    • Currently, the regional army commanders are responsible for their respective regional army depots, logistics support units, and medical units.
  • 3 (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) (storage area) 3.1 (for buses) garage (masculine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , cochera (feminine) (Spain/España) , depósito (masculine) (Chile) 3.2 (for trains) depósito (masculine) de locomotoras
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    • The company employs 5,500 people in Britain, many of them at train maintenance depots.
    • In the past, diesel locos and coaches, which formed services on the West of England line, had been maintained at several depots.
    • The drivers immediately discharged their passengers and drove their buses back to the depots, bringing transport services in Edinburgh to a virtual standstill for three hours.
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    • The resistance movement rescued downed pilots, radioed military movements to London, and sabotaged German railway depots.
    • Have you heard the rumours of a tunnel under the Viaduct, or the one connecting the main Post Office basement to the railway depot?
    • The moment of explicit defiance of command authority came most often at railway depots or other embarkation points.

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