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route

Pronunciation: /ruːt; raʊt; ruːt/

Translation of route in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (way) camino (masculine), ruta (feminine); (of bus) ruta (feminine), recorrido (masculine) that's not my normal route ese no es el camino que suelo tomar air/sea route ruta aérea/marítima it's near the number fourteen bus route está cerca de la ruta or del recorrido del 14 if you want to go that route (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] si quieres hacerlo de esa manera
    Example sentences
    • Emi's limo was currently taking the scenic route, with its eventual destination as the Ishiyama mansion.
    • They both take alternate routes to reach their destination.
    • Shipping of rice to the north was hindered by privateering in shipping routes to those destinations.
    1.2 (highway) (American English/inglés norteamericano) carretera (feminine), ruta (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
    Example sentences
    • Some of the worst black spots occur on train routes or main arterial roads around the country.
    • New railway routes had enabled suburbs to spread far beyond the gold-rush city, so that, by 1891, Melbourne encompassed twice the area of Sydney.
    • Such information can then let them target ads for specific markets to specific bus lines or train routes.
    1.3 (delivery round) (American English/inglés norteamericano) recorrido (masculine) she does a newspaper route hace un reparto de periódicos
    Example sentences
    • The benchmark run was the actual milk collection and delivery routes used by the cooperative.
    • The committee distributed weekly questionnaires on African American history, delivering them on routes primarily in black neighborhoods.
    • For example, we make sure all of the drivers on our routes deliver milk the same way.
    1.4 [Medicine/Medicina] via the oral/anal route por vía oral/anal
    Example sentences
    • Going the blazing guns route almost always resulted in extreme failure for me.
    • A fixed canon does not solve problems, nor provide a healthy route for progress.
    • As we continue to gain technical understanding of the routes of exposure, we gain practical understanding of steps that will reduce risk.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (present participle/participio presente routing or (in British English also/en inglés británico también) , routeing)

  • enviar* the supplies were routed through France enviaron las provisiones a través de Francia the plane was routed through Frankfurt to avoid the fog desviaron el avión a Francfort debido a la niebla

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