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Pronunciation: /ˈtɜːrnaʊt; ˈtɜːnaʊt/

Translation of turnout in Spanish:


  • 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.
  • 4 (clearout) (British English/inglés británico) (no plural/sin plural) limpieza (feminine) general we had a turnout hicimos limpieza general
  • 6 (passing place) (American English/inglés norteamericano) 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.

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