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pavilion

Pronunciation: /pəˈvɪljən/

Translation of pavilion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (at trade fair) pabellón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • But, with a month to go and many of the temporary stands, pavilions and marquees needed to accommodate the 60,000 visitors a day still to be erected, is he at all nervous?
    • Other ideas could, with luck, be tried out on temporary exhibition pavilions.
    • Is it sufficient, as the submission suggests, to provide for conversion as a temporary pavilion or exhibition space?
    1.2 (tent) pabellón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The 1939 fair had pavilions from nations across the globe; there are two countries represented in the cards: Sudan and the Vatican.
    • Few visitors to the Russian pavilions at world's fairs, however, appreciated the serious nature the Russian revival held for Russians.
    • Then came the German pavilions at world fairs - in New York, in Chicago, in Buenos Aires, in Helsinki.
    1.3 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] caseta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As a moth to a flame, the graffiti offenders appear to be drawn to the building used as a cricket pavilion, close by the entrance to the Tattenham Way Recreation Ground.
    • The area is known as a hangout for youngsters and over the years the club has been burgled and the cricket pavilion and allotment sheds nearby have been torched.
    • The cricket pavilion at Bradford and Bingley, severely damaged by fire last April, is to be rebuilt.

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