There are 2 translations of embargo in Spanish:

embargo1

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbɑːrgəʊ; ɪmˈbɑːgəʊ/

n (plural -goes)

  • 1.1 (trade sanctions) embargo (m), prohibición (f) how effective was the embargo against these products? ¿cuán efectiva fue la prohibición de importar estos productos? embargo on sth 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 o place sth under an embargo, to lay o place o put an embargo on sth imponer* un embargo sobre algo to lift o raise o remove an embargo levantar un embargo 1.2 (prohibition) embargo on sth prohibición (feminine)de algo to put an embargo on sth prohibir* algo 1.3 [Journalism/Periodismo] it carries an embargo until Monday no puede divulgarse hasta el lunes
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    • 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.

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 2 translations of embargo in Spanish:

embargo2

vt (-goes, -going, -goed)

  • 1.1 [weapons/oil] imponer* un embargo sobre
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    • 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.
    1.2 [news/story] retener*, prohibir* la divulgación de
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    • 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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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.