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subway

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbweɪ/

Translation of subway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) (for pedestrians) paso or pasaje (masculine) subterráneo
    Example sentences
    • According to the 1996 Highway Road Humps Regulations they must not be built on or within 25 metres of bridges, subways, culverts or tunnels.
    • The BMTC terminus with a pedestrian subway for safety will also have shops and toilets.
    • Alternatively, never walk on street level - always in subways or on pedestrian bridges.

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