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gearshift
American English: /ˈɡɪrˌʃɪft/
British English: /ˈɡɪəʃɪft/

Translation of gearshift in Spanish:

noun

  • (US)
    palanca (feminine) de cambio
    palanca (feminine) de velocidades (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • The vehicle is available with a six-passenger configuration, which does away with the center console and puts the gear shift lever on the steering column.
    • I'm sure the car absolutely surges along if you get the one that's fitted with a four-litre V8 petrol engine and a manual gear shift, but mine had the 2.5-litre diesel and was automatic.
    • The bystanders jumped out of the way of the speeding Japanese machine as he pulled on the gear shift with a smooth control.
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