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gate

Pronunciation: /geɪt/

Translation of gate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2
    (starting gate)
    (in horse racing) cajón (masculine) de salida; (in ski competitions) puerta (feminine) de salida
    Example sentences
    • Andrew drove up to the front gate; the gate was closed, but there was a check-in station.
    • The gunmen in all cases were greeted with hospitality and obeyed requests from the owners to close gates, not break fences or frighten animals.
    • Many walls, fences and gates have to be clambered over.
  • 5 [Computing/Informática] puerta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • That is, the output of a gate is fed back into the input.
    • Fundamental to these operations are electronic gates for handling Boolean logic.
    • These two gates are simply combinations of an AND or an OR gate with a NOT gate.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) he was gated for a week le prohibieron salir por una semana

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.