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logistics

Pronunciation: /ləˈdʒɪstɪks/

Translation of logistics in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] (+ singular verb/+ verbo en singular) logística (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He taught himself about the use of modern artillery, logistics, military organisation and strategy.
    • The ending of the Cold War has had profound effects upon the philosophy of, and approach to, military logistics.
    • The logistics of moving the troops and equipment is not what takes the most time in this process.
    1.2 (practicalities) (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) problemas (masculine plural) logísticos the logistics of the operation los problemas logísticos de la operación
    Example sentences
    • Take, for instance this statement in my letter detailing the logistics.
    • A pilot study provides the researcher with experiential logistics from actual procedural implementation.
    • The costs and logistics involved in caring for children under two has meant far fewer places for this age group and a longer wait for young families.

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