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American English: /ˈtaʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈtaʊə/

Translation of tower in Spanish:


  • 1.1 church o bell tower the Tower of Babel
    la Torre de Babel
    radio/television tower
    torre de radio/televisión
    to be a tower of strength
    ser un gran apoyo
    Example sentences
    • Police searched his house on March 4 this year and a computer tower and storage media were found containing 95 images in total.
    • Her CD collection was arranged alphabetically in a tall CD tower, and she always kept her favorite ones of the moment on the top.
    • The tall grain tower was hardly anywhere near civilization.

Phrasal verbs

tower above

tower over verb + preposition + object
1.1 (be taller than)
ser mucho más alto que
descollar sobre
she towers above her parents
es mucho más alta que sus padres
1.2 (greatly exceed)
estar muy por encima de
descollar sobre

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