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American English: /θruˈaʊt/
British English: /θruːˈaʊt/

Translation of throughout in Spanish:


  • 1 (all over) she was famous throughout Europe/the world
    era famosa en toda Europa/en todo el mundo or en el mundo entero
    there were notices throughout the building
    había avisos por todo el edificio
  • 2 (in time) it rained continuously throughout the afternoon/the weekend
    llovió sin parar (durante) toda la tarde/todo el fin de semana
    throughout her/his career
    a lo largo de toda su carrera


  • 1 (all over) the house is carpeted throughout
    la casa está totalmente alfombrada
    Example sentences
    • The order covers the teenager's movements throughout the whole of England and Wales.
    • The quality throughout was of the highest order, especially the young steer class.
    • Ashoka is famous for the edicts he ordered to be carved on rocks and pillars throughout his kingdom.
  • 2 (in time)
    desde el principio hasta el fin
    she listened in silence throughout
    escuchó en silencio desde el principio hasta el fin
    his behavior throughout was irreproachable
    su conducta nunca dejó de ser intachable
    Example sentences
    • We did our best to keep you informed of all events happening locally throughout the year.
    • I had periods throughout both pregnancies and I just thought I was putting on weight.
    • Christmas, Mothers' Day and Easter are the bumper sales events throughout the year.
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