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marathon

Pronunciation: /ˈmærəθɑːn; ˈmærəθən/

Translation of marathon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] maratón (masculine or feminine)
    Example sentences
    • She swapped track for road, became a marathon runner, ran three marathons and won the lot.
    • All modern marathons have been 26 miles 385 yards long ever since.
    • Before the 1970s only highly trained athletes ran more than 5 miles, then along came jogging and now ordinary people commonly run marathons of 26 miles.
    1.2 (endurance test) concurso (masculine) de resistencia; (before noun/delante del nombre) [performance/debate/speech] maratoniano
    Example sentences
    • When I got there, though, the marathon of confusion began: The symptoms kept changing but not the effect.
    • She embarks on TV marathons where the set is fixed at volumes making sure none would sleep.
    • The BBC is planning to embark upon a similar marathon to choose the nation's favourite books.

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