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overcast

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvərkæst; ˌəʊvəˈkɑːst/

Translation of overcast in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [sky] cubierto; [day] nublado it was overcast estaba nublado
    Example sentences
    • They ran in silence with their unresolved arguments hanging over them like the grey, dreary overcast sky.
    • In spite of the overcast skies and chilly weather, the Scots came through on top, beating the Cobbers 4-0.
    • Conditions were in contrast to the recent good Irish weather; overcast skies, cool temperatures and a slight headwind, which suited the Irish.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado -cast)

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