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forage

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːrɪdʒ; ˈfɒrɪdʒ/

Translation of forage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (feed) forraje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It may provide enough forage to delay turning cattle into spring pastures with limited growth that could be rapidly over grazed.
    • It provides early spring forage not only for cattle and sheep, but for wild ruminants as well, including deer, bison, elk, and moose.
    • Lack of precipitation resulted in a severe decrease in availability of mixed grass forage, resulting in animal BW loss.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (search) we had a forage in the cupboard for something to eat revolvimos or hurgamos en el armario para ver si encontrábamos algo de comer 2.2 (raid) [Military/Militar] incursión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • If only the director trusted her audience, this could've been a sublime forage into the netherworld of the human psyche.
    • A desperate forage in the log pile to feed the wood-burner can wreck a grass snake's winter and even an innocent trip to the cellar for a bottle of wine may prove fatal to a hibernating bat.
    • Kuala Lumpar offers lots to do: a visit to the world's tallest building, a forage in the famous night market or a trip to the Hindu temples at the Batu Caves.

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