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Pronunciation: /ˌlɒŋˈdɪst(ə)ns/

Translation of long-distance in Spanish:


  • (truck driver)
    que hace largos recorridos
    de largo recorrido
    de largo recorrido
    a long-distance telephone call
    una llamada de larga distancia
    una conferencia (interurbana) (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • Her husband was a long-distance lorry driver operating within the United Kingdom.
    • The heady aroma of diesel and agarbatti brings to mind the dash and swagger of long-distance bus and truck drivers.
    • The temptation to become a long-distance lorry driver is still there.
    Example sentences
    • Sunday will feature a long-distance race for catamarans and keelboats.
    • At the outset I assumed I would end up with two sprinters, two milers and two long-distance runners.
    • This year's toll of four deaths is grimly shocking and raises questions about the safety of such long-distance races.

also: long distance adverb

  • (US) to call long distance
    hacer una llamada de larga distancia
    poner una conferencia (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • Anyone wishing to travel long-distance in a hurry goes by plane.
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