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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːrdɪŋ; ˈhɔːdɪŋ/

Translation of hoarding in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (anticipating a shortage) acaparamiento (masculine) hoarding is characteristic of many species of rodents el acumular provisiones es característico de muchas especies de roedores
  • 2 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) 2.1 (screen) valla (feminine), barda (feminine) (Mexico/México) 2.2 (billboard) valla (feminine) publicitaria, barda (feminine) de anuncios (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • The hoardings display the London 2012 Candidate City logo with the words ‘Hounslow: Back the Bid’ underneath.
    • The plans were lodged by Braintree Methodist Church on the open land, which is enclosed by fencing and advertisement hoardings.
    • Turn right and follow the rim of the delightful Clashach Cove, whose story is displayed on an artistic hoarding.
    Example sentences
    • And, he says, we must learn from them in erecting hoardings.
    • Bromley is currently enlisting artists to submit 8ft x 12 ft artworks on a 170 ft length on the building-site style hoardings.
    • By definition, building site hoardings are rarely things of beauty.

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