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sortie

Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːrti; ˈsɔːti/

Translation of sortie in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] salida (feminine); [Aviation/Aviación] misión (feminine) de combate
    Example sentences
    • Their sortie netted the two machineguns and eight prisoners.
    Example sentences
    • I served in the Home Guard in the Blitz, and then for four years in the RAF, in which I survived 60 operational sorties in bomber aircraft.
    • First, the Air Force could try to increase the number of sorties flown by operational units.
    • Its first operational sorties took the form of raids against Republican-held airfields in March 1937.
    1.2 (excursion) salida (feminine), escapada (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] it's her first sortie into the field of science es su primera incursión en el campo de la ciencia
    Example sentences
    • Autumn is the time of year when we draw in our horns and make shorter sorties across the Channel to the likes of Paris, Bruges and Amsterdam.
    • This season will probably nudge the Gunners top as they have five home games straight after five European nights, while Chelsea have five away trips after sorties to the continent.
    • If you like a short sortie you can choose one, on the other hand if you like a brisk climb you may elect for the Masshill climb.

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