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overall

Translation of overall in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

/ˈəʊvərɔːl/
  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [length] total; [result/reduction/cost] global the overall impression la impresión general or de conjunto he was the overall winner fue (el) campeón absoluto
    Example sentences
    • The Montreal-based body has overall responsibility for global drug testing.
    • The details may be small, but the overall effect is one of everything being exactly where it should be.
    • He will also address the general outlook for the overall industry within the country.

adverb/adverbio

/ˌəʊvərˈɔːl/
  • she was third overall quedó tercera en la clasificación general overall, one could say that … (sentence adv) en términos generales podría decirse que …

noun/nombre

/ˈəʊvərɔːl/

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