Translation of mothball in Spanish:

mothball

Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːθbɔːl; ˈmɒθbɔːl/

noun/nombre

  • bola (feminine) de naftalina to put a plan/project in mothballs aparcar* or archivar un plan/proyecto the battleship was put in mothballs after the war después de la guerra, mandaron el buque a la reserva

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [ship] mandar a la reserva; [program/project] aparcar*, archivar; [supplies] dejar en depósito the steelworks will be mothballed until a buyer is found van a cerrar la acería hasta que surja un comprador

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