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gulf

Pronunciation: /gʌlf/

Translation of gulf in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] golfo (masculine) the Gulf of Mexico el Golfo de México the Persian Gulf el Golfo Pérsico (before noun/delante del nombre) the Gulf War la guerra del Golfo Gulf War syndrome síndrome (masculine) de la guerra del Golfo 1.2 (gap) abismo (masculine) to bridge the gulf salvar el abismo, cerrar* la brecha
    Example sentences
    • Just pointing out that there's a wide gulf of difference between the scientific theory of evolution and the way evolutionary dogma gets perceived by the masses.
    • The activities of these aggressive and communal forces further widen the gulf between different communities.
    • The two sides remain sharply polarised, and periodic attempts to bridge the wide gulf between them have fizzled out.

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