Translation of van in Spanish:

van

Pronunciation: /væn/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Auto] furgoneta (f), camioneta (f), vagoneta (f) (Méx)
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    • A team of nine scenes-of-crime officers were dispatched in a police van with blacked-out windows to search the couple's home last night.
    • The 23-year-old, who has not been named by police, was driving a sports car which hit a van on the wrong side of the road.
    • A spokesperson said two robbers approached the driver of a security van that was transporting the cash, forced him to the ground and tied his hands.
    1.2 (BrE) [Rail] furgón (m)
  • 2 (forefront) vanguardia (f) to be in the van (of sth) estar* en or a la vanguardia (de algo)
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    • As always the hospitality and courtesy of Mayo people in the Sportlann was early in evidence with Sean Feeney, John Prenty and May Moran leading the van.
    • Two economies have been strikingly in the van of this advance: the US and China.
    • The Australian dollar was again in the van last night, rising 0.6% against a broadly weaker US dollar.

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