Translation of railroad in Spanish:

railroad

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪlrəʊd/

noun/nombre

(American English/inglés norteamericano)
  • 1.1 (system) ferrocarril (masculine) what a way to run a railroad! ¡vaya manera de llevar las cosas! (before noun/delante del nombre) [station/line] de ferrocarril, ferroviario; [timetable] de trenes railroad bridge puente (masculine) de ferrocarril railroad network red (feminine) ferroviaria or (in Chile, Mexico also/en Chile, México también) ferrocarrilera railroad yard cochera (feminine), depósito (masculine) (Chile) 1.2 (track) vía (feminine) férrea; (route) línea (feminine) de ferrocarril
    More example sentences
    • The rolling stock was purchased second hand, often as scrap from the mainline railroads.
    • The Erie built it to connect its mainline with other railroads.
    • It is a reminder, too, that the story of the C&O is about more than railroads and railroading.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (push, force) [bill/measures] tramitar rápidamente ([ sin la debida discusión ])to railroad sb into sth they were railroaded into accepting the offer los apremiaron or presionaron para que aceptaran la oferta
  • 2 (convict unfairly) (American English/inglés norteamericano) condenar injustamente

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