There are 2 translations of shunt in Spanish:

shunt1

Pronunciation: /ʃʌnt/

vt

  • 1.1 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] cambiar de vía 1.2 (move, divert) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) 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

  • (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) 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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Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.

There are 2 translations of shunt in Spanish:

shunt2

n

  • 1 1.1 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] (no plural/sin plural) empujón (masculine)
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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 (masculine)
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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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Word of the day temple
m
tempering …
Cultural fact of the day

Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.