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American English: /ˈθrɛʃˌ(h)oʊld/
British English: /ˈθrɛʃəʊld/
, /ˈθrɛʃˌhəʊld/

Translation of threshold in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (doorway) to be on the threshold of something
    estar en el umbral or a las puertas de algo
    Example sentences
    • George enters the house, crossing its threshold with one broad step.
    • As the door opened soundlessly, she crossed the threshold and entered into the room.
    • Emily was in tears before she crossed the threshold into her room.
    1.2 (limit) the threshold of consciousness
    el umbral de la conciencia
    pain threshold I have a low pain threshold
    tengo bajo el umbral de dolor
    tolero muy mal el dolor
    he has a low boredom threshold
    aguanta poco sin aburrirse
    (before noun) threshold price

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