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gateway

Pronunciation: /ˈgeɪtweɪ/

Translation of gateway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (Archit) verja (feminine), portalón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • During these months, Wright's original vision of ornamental concrete arched gateways scaled to frame the auditorium became steel bridges on columns subordinate in size to the auditorium.
    • The gateway frames part of the curving balustrade, helping to point the way to the front door.
    • Through the arch of the inner gateway mined buildings are visible, scattered across a grassy plateau with the citadel on higher ground at the far end.
    1.2 (means of access) puerta (feminine) Bombay, gateway to India Bombay, puerta de entrada a la India she saw this as the gateway to stardom pensó que esto le abriría las puertas al estrellato, pensó que esto sería su pasaporte al estrellato
    Example sentences
    • What is life to someone who wishes that death was a gateway to paradise and that life is just a journey of hardships?
    • This book - several feet high - is the gateway, literally by way of a hidden passage, to the next section, The Dragon's Hand.
    • The gateway course also provides a route in to higher education for those seeking a change in direction in terms of their career path.

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