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equipment

Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/

Translation of equipment in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (apparatus) equipo (masculine) office equipment[ mobiliario, máquinas y material de oficina ] sports equipment artículos (masculine plural) deportivos
    Example sentences
    • I was familiar as many readers would be with all the old horse gear, equipment and implements.
    • It has provided a little money to repair government offices and provide some office equipment.
    • Employees should take a break away from office equipment every hour or two.
    1.2 (act of equipping) equipamiento (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • I feel it my duty to state the great activity, energy, and zeal shown by the Admiral in superintending the equipment of the Danish ships and the embarkation of the stores from the arsenal.
    • The equipment of the truck with large profiled solid rubber tyres allows best floor contact also on wet and bumpy floors.

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