There are 2 translations of shunt in Spanish:

shunt1

Pronunciation: /ʃʌnt/

vt

  • 1.1 [Rail] cambiar de vía 1.2 (move, divert) (+ adv compl) he was shunted into the B team lo relegaron al equipo B they shunted him off to the Rocha office se lo quitaron de en medio mandándolo a la oficina de Rocha they shunted us from one window to another nos mandaban de una ventanilla a la otra
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    • As the second vehicle was shunted to the side of the road, officers saw Smith apparently waving a weapon.
    • Travellers are shunted into sites that are like urban slums, only without the amenities.
    • Other cases have seen thieves shunt a vehicle and confront the owner after they leave their car to inspect the damage.
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    • For far too long now, the youths have had the feeling of having been shunted into the position of secondary citizens.
    • But he'd been shunted into staff jobs instead of command positions in World War II.
    • After the merger of her company, Anna, a divorced mother, finds herself suddenly removed from her old position and shunted about, even humiliated.

vi

  • (+ adv compl) the buses shunt to and fro between the airport and the town los autobuses van y vienen del aeropuerto a la ciudad
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    • At Steeton railway station at a quarter to five on the morning of October 11, 1943, the Leeds-Edinburgh express collided with a freight train being shunted into a siding.
    • Special trains were shunted into the sidings about twice a week with building materials for the aerodrome which was being built then.
    • The train was shunted onto a siding and wreckage was strewn along 200 yards of track.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of shunt in Spanish:

shunt2

n

  • 1 1.1 [Rail] (no pl) empujón (m)
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    • The countless mini-roundabouts popping up where there just simply isn't room for a roundabout is another danger, increasing the number of small shunts & bumps.
    1.2 (crash) [colloquial/familiar] choque (m)
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    • There were a number of near accidents and shunts after the work was completed because vehicles were unable to stop.
    • There was heavy traffic on Sunday because the weather was good and a lot of people were going up to the Dales, but the traffic kept moving, there were no shunts or near accidents.
    • Keighley traffic police reported that although there were a number of minor shunts, there had been no serious accidents.

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offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.