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American English: /ˈpɛn(t)əˌɡɑn/
British English: /ˈpɛntəɡ(ə)n/

Translation of pentagon in Spanish:


  • 1 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • In the second case, if the convex polygon is a pentagon incorporating all five points, then any four of these points can be connected to form a quadrilateral.
    • This says that the most stable arrangement is a pentagon surrounded by five hexagons.
    • The hexagons, pentagons, and triangles that make up the biomes all have their own unique specification due to the irregular nature of the site.
  • 2 (in US) the Pentagon
    (before noun) (officials/policy)
    del Pentágono
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Cultural Note: Pentagon - The Pentagon

El edificio de forma pentagonal, situado en Washington, donde se encuentra la oficina central del Ministerio de Defensa y de las fuerzas armadas de EEUU. Fue blanco de uno de los atentados terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001. A menudo la prensa utiliza el término "The Pentagon" para referirse al Estado Mayor.

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