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turnout
American English: /ˈtərnˌaʊt/
British English: /ˈtəːnaʊt/

Translation of turnout in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (at election)
    número (masculine) de votantes
    (at public spectacle) número (masculine) de asistentes
    there was a high/low turnout
    votó/asistió mucha/poca gente
    Example sentences
    • He predicted a high turnout at the general election.
    • The aim of the MP who imposed the postal vote upon Yorkshire, was to increase the abysmal turnout from previous elections.
    • Voter turnout for Legislative Council elections was 53 per cent in 1998 but only 44 per cent in 2000.
  • 3
    (American English) (Transport)
    apartadero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The road over Wolf Creek Pass was originally a single-lane road with short widened sections for turnouts to allow for passing.
    • The other challenge with this section is a major lack of turnouts for passing, combined with blind turns that hide people coming the other way.
  • 5
    (American English) (junction — road) cruce (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • At a turnout by the road skirting the bay, I got out.
    • At present, there's little more than a marker at a turnout from the road that runs along the broad Columbia River near a spot that was called Station Camp.
    • Look out over spectacular valley views from one of several roadside turnouts - on a clear day, you can see forever.
    Example sentences
    • At least the track chart schematically showed the position of the turnouts and the lengths of each track.
    • With so many turnouts under RU's control, considerable maintenance could be avoided with this change.
    • There are more than 50 turnouts and, I would guess, about eight miles of track in total.

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