Translation of transport in Spanish:
nounAmerican English: /ˈtræn(t)spɔrt/ British English: /ˈtranspɔːt/ , /ˈtrɑːn-/
- 1 1.1 uncountable (movement)(esp British English)means of transport air/sea transport
transporte (masculine)transporte aéreo/marítimorail/road transporttransporte por ferrocarril/carretera(before noun) (network/costs)transport policy
de transportepolítica (feminine) de transportetransport systemsistema (masculine) de transporte(s)Example sentences1.2 uncountable (vehicle) (esp British English)now she has her own transport
ahora tiene transporteahora tiene coche ( or moto etc)ahora está motorizada [colloquial]salesperson required: own transport essentialse necesita vendedor: vehículo propio imprescindible1.3 countabletransport (ship/plane) (Military)buque (masculine) /avión (masculine) de transporte1.4 countable (shipment) (American English)
- The transport of oil, kegs and tanks by rail on the four routes will continue as normal.
- The industrial world is totally and completely dependent upon oil for agriculture and transport.
- He has worked in transport, distribution and logistics for three years previously, and now works as a construction site foreman and travels on the Sandringham line.
- 2 countable (of emotion) [literary] (often plural) she was in transports of delight at the newsestaba extática con la noticiathe news sent her into a transport of ragela noticia la puso fuera de sí (de la rabia)Example sentences
- I am lost in transports of admiration for your bravery!
- He saw the naked bodies of men and women in postures and transports of passionate love.
- The words of the budget speech by the Finance Minister would have had the country's poor in transports of joy, but the rhetoric was not matched by equivalent spending commitments.
transitive verbAmerican English: /trænˈspɔrt/ British English: /tranˈspɔːt/ , /trɑːn-/
- 1 1.1(goods/animals/people)as you enter the palace you are transported to another age
transportaral entrar al palacio uno se transporta a otra épocaExample sentences1.2 (History)
- As part of this programme, a series of road checks of vehicles transporting dangerous goods is carried out.
- He pointed out that fishermen may have to come down to a quay to check their boats and equipment in bad weather, but may not travel in a vehicle transporting goods.
- At the same time, companies which transport goods by ship need to reassure increasingly concerned investors that they are taking green issues in their supply chain seriously.
- Later he presents the horrendous death rates for convicts being transported to Australia in the 1790s.
- This was achieved by means of barges which came alongside to transport convicts across the half mile of water to a small jetty.
- The media have conferred on him the image of the victimised rebel, who was transported to a penal colony as the price of his principled insubordination.
- 2 (affect) [literary] (usually passive) to be transported with joy/delightestar extasiado/embelesadoshe was transported with joy when she learned that …se quedó extática cuando se enteró de que …Example sentences
- While I did find them very good, I wasn't transported with bliss, possibly because I'm not a huge fan of béchamel.
- A prince and princess, newly smitten with each other, are so transported with love that they rise into the air.
- Your letter having arrived, I was transported with joy.
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