Translation of transit in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈtrænsət; -zət; ˈtrænzɪt; -sɪt; trɑːn-/


  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (passage) tránsito (masculine) passengers in transit pasajeros (masculine plural) en or de tránsito it was damaged/lost in transit se dañó/se perdió en el viaje
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    • The remaining 400,000 were transit - or stopover - passengers.
    • Those transit passengers are being subjected to more scrutiny, a more careful look being given specifically to their shoes and to their clothes and to their electronics.
    • One of the special features of the bus terminus is the pedestrian subway connecting all platforms, ensuring safe transit of passengers.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Transport/Transporte] transporte (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) transit police policía (feminine) de tráfico or tránsito transit system sistema (masculine) de transporte(s)
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    • They have been linked to nearly 3 million worth of robberies from cash in transit vans in recent years.
    • The ships carrying the materials have been in transit for some time and are due to arrive in the Irish Sea shortly.
    • There is also the issue of goods damaged in transit, during transportation from Mayo to Dublin or to the ports.
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    • So what precisely would be the difference between a search conducted to protect a library collection and a search to protect myself and my fellow passengers in the public transit system?
    • He also wants to ease the region's transportation problems by increasing lanes and improving public transit.
    • In fact I would say foot travel and public transit would be the main ‘losers’ to cycles as it would mainly be relatively short haul trippers who would be impacted.
    1.3 countable/numerable [Astronomy/Astronomía] tránsito (masculine)
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    • Besides a couple of eclipses slated for May, sky watchers would witness transits of two planets over the disk of the Sun.
    • Over a mere five occurrences these transits of Venus had shifted from events of astronomical importance to a sideshow with mere curiosity value.
    • The transits of the Planet of Love happen in pairs, eight years apart every century.

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