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American English: /ˈswɪvəl/
British English: /ˈswɪv(ə)l/

Translation of swivel in Spanish:

intransitive verb (British English) -ll-

  • she swiveled around to look at me
    se volvió para mirarme
    giró sobre sus talones para mirarme
    Example sentences
    • Each venue would have specifically designed cruising areas, where you would stand on your own, away from your friends, eyes swivelling round like radars.
    • Try swivelling the mixer tap round to the right and the ensuing stream of water misses the second sink by a good couple of inches, creating large puddles across the worktop.
    • Suddenly he swivelled round and began doing Groucho Marx impressions.

transitive verb (British English) -ll-

  • hacer girar
    he swiveled his chair around
    hizo girar la silla


  • plataforma (feminine) giratoria
    Example sentences
    • Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.
    • Each model is equipped with swivel studs, swivels and a padded sling.
    • Each groove holds the projection and stops the swivel action while the swivel base swivels to a particular orientation in the mounting base.
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