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highway

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪweɪ/

Translation of highway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (main road) carretera (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [patrol/patrolman] de carretera highway maintenance (British English/inglés británico) mantenimiento (masculine) de carreteras
    Example sentences
    • Most of the main roads and highways in the city are high enough to have escaped the flooding.
    • No civilians were allowed on the newly closed main highways outside of town.
    • It can be reached by highways from the major cities in Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hunan.
    1.2 (public way) vía (feminine) pública the King's highway (British English/inglés británico) [History/Historia] la calzada real the highways and byways (of region) las carreteras y los caminos (of subject) los senderos y vericuetos
    Example sentences
    • But campaigners were dealt a bitter blow when county highways officials confirmed that Government funding would not be available for the bypass.
    • Councillors from Horwich and Blackrod met with highways officials yesterday in an attempt to find a solution to traffic problems in Crown Lane, Horwich.
    • But highways officials now say the 14th century bridge will be ready to reopen in less than six weeks.

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