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American English: /ˈhɛd ˈˌɑn/

Translation of head-on in Spanish:


  • (crash/collision)
    they tried to avoid a head-on clash with the union
    intentaron evitar un choque frontal con el sindicato


  • (crash/collide)
    the union and the management clashed head-on
    el sindicato y la dirección tuvieron un choque frontal
    Example sentences
    • Within seconds both vehicles were in a head-on collision then a further two cars crashed into the first two.
    • A motorist was cut free from her car after she was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.
    • Police confirmed the two vehicles collided head-on near the caravan park at Thorpe Hall country estate.

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