There are 2 main translations of Hoover in Spanish:

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Hoover

also: hoover
American English: /ˈhuvər/
British English: /ˈhuːvə/

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There are 2 main translations of Hoover in Spanish:

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hoover
Pronunciation: /ˈhuːvər/, /ˈhuːvə(r)/

transitive verb

  • (British English) (carpet/room)
    pasar la aspiradora por
    pasar el aspirador por
    Example sentences
    • Animals get the star treatment - cows are hoovered clean while attentive stable hands polish every inch of the horses' hooves.
    • Marie is the mother of the flat, she's really clean and leaves notes around: ‘Boys, hoover the floor!’
    • Someone else hoovers the carpet before you think it needs doing.

intransitive verb

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