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march 1

American English: /mɑrtʃ/
British English: /mɑːtʃ/

noun

  • 1 (Military) Sherman's march through Georgia
    el avance or la marcha de las tropas de Sherman a través de Georgia
    the Long March
    la Larga Marcha
    the capital is three days' march from here
    la capital está a tres días de marcha de aquí
    they were on the march before sunrise
    ya estaban en camino antes del amanecer
    to steal a march on somebody
    ganarle por la mano or (River Plate area) de mano a alguien
    ganarle la mano a alguien (Chile)
    Example sentences
    • They aim to reach the Pole in 65 days, by which time they will have covered twice the distance trekked by Hadow in his march to the North Pole.
    • For instance, as they begin their march, the mood in the army of Shalya, one of the first to start to join the war, is one of celebration.
    • The afternoon's celebrations included a march down to the ferry launching site, the walking group led by piper Bill Jackson.
  • 2 (Music) military/bridal march
    marcha militar/nupcial
    Example sentences
    • In the second movement - the funeral march - musical iconography impinges on performance.
    • Funeral marches abound in Mahler, and they don't always mean literal death.
    • With their use of tone rows and dense counterpoint these pieces should dispel any ideas that Ives's music is just about jaunty marches and musical borrowings.
  • 3 (demonstration) a peace march
    una marcha por la paz
    Example sentences
    • He was also involved in the policing of presidential and Royal visits, marches and sectarian rioting.
    • The curtains flapping from the broken windows led to rumours of white flags and peace marches.
    • At one point, the film follows several of the tour's dancers watching a march by the AIDS activist group ACT UP.
  • 4 (progress)
    (of science, technology) avance (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It understands rile future not as simply a repetition of today or as the inevitable march of progress.
    • This information was celebrated by the media as the inevitable forward march of progress.
    • As the march of history progresses, however, traditions change.

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (troops)
    marchar
    when Saddam marched into Kuwait
    cuando Saddam invadió Kuwait
    they marched past the visiting dignitaries
    desfilaron ante los dignatarios visitantes
    quick march!
    de frente ¡mar(chen)!
    time marches on
    el tiempo sigue su curso inexorablemente
    the protesters marched on the Capitol
    los manifestantes se dirigieron al Capitolio
    to march for peace
    tomar parte en una marcha por la paz
  • 2 (stride) she marched into the office and started shouting
    entró con paso firme en or (especially Latin America) a la oficina y se puso a gritar
    he marched up to the referee
    se dirigió resueltamente hacia el árbitro
    Example sentences
    • We were approximately sixty yards from the front door - the main entrance when a woman was coming towards - she was marching very quickly towards us.
    • I exited the elevator quickly, marching out to the crowded street.
    • She quickly turned and began marching towards her apartment building, now only a block away.

transitive verb

  • hacer marchar
    obligar a caminar
    the prisoner was marched in
    hicieron entrar al prisionero
    they marched him off to prison
    se lo llevaron preso
    Example sentences
    • He took her firmly by the arm and marched her to off toward the command deck.
    • When he was asked to hand it back, he told the victim he would only do so in return for money and marched him to a cash point machine where he was forced to withdraw money before handing it back.
    • He then marched her to a bank and forced her to withdraw 500 from her savings.

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march 2
American English: /mɑrtʃ/
British English: /mɑːtʃ/

noun

  • also: marches plural
    (borderlands) (History)
    zona (feminine) fronteriza
    marca (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • This border region, the Marches, is a stretch of pasture-land much broken by hills, woods, and twisting rivers.
    • Upon the death of Walter de Lacy in 1241 his two granddaughters became heiresses to his lands and lordships in England, the Welsh Marches, and Ireland.
    • Educated at Shrewsbury (his father being lord president of the Council in the Marches of Wales) and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was devoted to study.

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March
American English: /mɑrtʃ/
British English: /mɑːtʃ/

noun

  • see alsoJanuary
    Example sentences
    • Waiting times are to be cut to six months by March and just three months the following year.
    • I gave quite a detailed explanation of pension credit in my column in the March issue.
    • By March last year almost every city and many small towns had set up local coalitions.

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