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loft

Pronunciation: /lɔːft; lɒft/

Translation of loft in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (attic) (British English/inglés británico) desván (masculine), buhardilla (feminine), ático (masculine), altillo (masculine), zarzo (masculine) (Colombia) loft ladder escalera (feminine) del desván ( or de la buhardilla etc)
    Example sentences
    • Graham spent the bulk of his day today sorting out the junk in the garage, creating a boarded storage loft in the roof space, and separating out a couple of loads of rubbish to go to the recycling centre tomorrow.
    • Beyond the ground floor, however, the transformation of the office building into lofts has taken a controversial turn.
    • In the rear of a house just half a block away from my house, there was a three-garage outbuilding with storage lofts above each garage.
    1.2
    (hay loft)
    pajar (masculine)
    1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) (in warehouse) loft (masculine) ([ espacio comercial convertido en residencia ])
    Example sentences
    • That space consists largely of residential blocks and light industrial space and warehousing easily converted to lofts, on the eastern side of the city.
    • In recent years, developers had considered converting the building into lofts, but a deal did not materialize.
    • She raved about how she could convert the factory space into a fabulous loft for herself.
    1.4 (elevated area) galería (feminine) choir/organ loft galería (feminine) del coro/órgano
    Example sentences
    • Other getaway realms include the loft and the lower level.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [ball] lanzar* por lo alto

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