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quadrangle

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɑːdræŋgəl; ˈkwɒdræŋgəl/

Translation of quadrangle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (British English/inglés británico) [Architecture/Arquitectura] patio (masculine) interior
    Example sentences
    • Exit at the west wing… it's the building across the quadrangle.
    • Buildings around the quadrangle would be primarily for research.
    • Johen waved a hand at the quadrangle of low buildings in front of them, set around a cobbled yard.
  • 3 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] quadrilateral
    Example sentences
    • You can make rectangles, octagons, septagons, or quadrangles… Or you can make ovals as we did.
    • In contrast, triangles and quadrangles appear in the middle.
    • This quadrangle is about to become a pentagram.

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