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American English: /ˈdraɪ ˌvɪn/

Translation of drive-in in Spanish:


  • (American English) drive-in bank
    autobanco (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • These eateries convert into drive-in restaurants at night.
    • Many new features appeared on the landscape such as drive-in cinemas, service stations and shopping malls.
    • News that York is to become home to Britain's first drive-in cinema was welcomed by local people today.


  • (American English) (cinema)
    autocinema (masculine) (Mexico)
    drive in (masculine)
    (restaurante que sirve a los clientes en el propio automóvil)
    Example sentences
    • Maybe it was a blip in history, with drive-ins and soda fountains, that's gone for good.
    • You cannot imagine how different this film looked compared with most of the commercial releases I used to watch in the late 1950s, overlit studio pictures designed for drive-ins, with little sense of reality.
    • It played continuously for 23 years, still booking drive-ins as late as 1977, and grossed an estimated $100 million.

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