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American English: /əmˈbɑrɡoʊ/
British English: /ɛmˈbɑːɡəʊ/
, /ɪmˈbɑːɡəʊ/

Translation of embargo in Spanish:

noun plural embargoes

  • 1 (trade sanctions) how effective was the embargo against these products?
    ¿cuán efectiva fue la prohibición de importar estos productos?
    embargo on something
    embargo or prohibición de algo
    the arms embargo, the embargo on the sale of arms
    el embargo de armas
    la prohibición de venta de armas
    a trade embargo
    un embargo comercial
    to lay or place something under an embargo, to lay or place or put an embargo on something
    imponer un embargo sobre algo
    to lift or raise or remove an embargo
    Example sentences
    • The Arab states, which in 1973 imposed an embargo on oil shipments to the US, have not indicated any intention of repeating that action so far.
    • The EU, under intense pressure from the US to maintain its arms trade embargo on China, told Beijing on Sunday not to expect an end to the ban before the middle of this year.
    • By the time the US trade embargo on Vietnam was lifted in 1994, Coke already had a head start in developing the Vietnamese market.
  • 2 (prohibition)embargo on something
    prohibición (feminine) de algo
    to put an embargo on something
    prohibir algo
  • 3 (Journalism)it carries an embargo until Monday
    no puede divulgarse hasta el lunes

transitive verb embargoes, embargoing, embargoed

  • 1
    imponer un embargo sobre
    Example sentences
    • The President of the United States on his sole decision deploys troops anywhere in the world, blockades and embargoes foreign countries, imposes trade tariffs, and engages in election cycle credit inflation.
    • I once embargoed your own country because your Queen banned the Guild, did you know that?
    • Publishers were also upset that the ruling prohibits collaborations between scientists in the US and embargoed countries.
  • 2
    prohibir la divulgación de
    Example sentences
    • That is why it is embargoed for general publication until Friday.
    • The abstract of his study was embargoed for publication in the United States on Monday 30 October, and the study will be published in Rheumatology later this month.
    • At what point are we hurting ourselves and curtailing progress when we embargo publications in the name of security?
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