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incoming
American English: /ˈɪnˌkəmɪŋ/
British English: /ˈɪnkʌmɪŋ/

Translation of incoming in Spanish:

adjective (before noun)

  • 1.1 (inbound) See examples: the area has been closed to incoming traffic
    no se permite la entrada de vehículos a la zona
    delays are reported in all incoming services
    todos los servicios están llegando con retraso
    the incoming tide
    la marea
    (que sube)
    incoming mail is sorted downstairs
    la correspondencia que se recibe se clasifica abajo
    the secretary takes all incoming calls
    la secretaria atiende todas las llamadas
    incoming calls only
    solo recibe llamadas
    no incoming calls
    solo llamadas al exterior
    Example sentences
    • There are presently only 50 stations to process incoming visitors, and that may not be adequate to handle the traffic surge.
    • In this process, incoming ballast water is spun rapidly to extract denser particles, which are then pumped back into the water outside.
    • The incoming energy is processed and compared against known agent spectra.
    1.2 (about to take office)
    (president/administration/principal)
    Example sentences
    • Caden Martin was the student body incoming Treasurer and President of the Debate Club.
    • Kathleen Hosey in her capacity as Federation CDA congratulated the incoming officers in their appointments.
    • Although he had lost his bid for re-election, Parker legally remained in office until the incoming administration was sworn in.

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