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pavement
American English: /ˈpeɪvmənt/
British English: /ˈpeɪvm(ə)nt/

Translation of pavement in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 countable or uncountable (paved area)
    Example sentences
    • A common demand by the residents of the Lake Area is that the pavement around the monument be cleared of encroachments and hawkers.
    • Many live off petty trade, selling goods on the pavement in the market area.
    • Why not break up the tiles and make them into a mosaic for either the pavement around the area or even incorporated into some other city centre venue.
    1.2 uncountable paving 3 1.3 countable (beside road) (British English) sidewalk
    Example sentences
    • Parents say crossing the road to use the pavement on the other side is just as dangerous due to the steady stream of farm vehicles, trucks and commuter traffic.
    • In the civil law if a driver goes off the road on to the pavement and injures a pedestrian, or damages property, he is prima facie liable.
    • A huge amount of litter and other rubbish is being removed from the pavements and road sides each Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.

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