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missile

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪsəl; ˈmɪsaɪl/

Translation of missile in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] misil (masculine), vector (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He can sell missiles and even nuclear material to other dubious states.
    • Here at last was a set of fires as massive and extensive as any that might be generated by nuclear missiles.
    • That could entail the deployment of ships carrying the interceptor missiles in the Sea of Japan.
    1.2 (sth thrown) proyectil (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The riot squad and two water cannons were deployed after missiles were thrown.
    • The rest involved equipment vandalism and missiles thrown at trains.
    • The man's companions threw flasks and other missiles to ward it off.

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