Translation of vicinity in Spanish:
- 1.1 (area) in the (immediate) vicinity of somethingis there a public telephone in the vicinity?en las inmediaciones or los alrededores de algothere are few shops in this vicinity¿hay algún teléfono público por aquí/por allí?the hotel is situated in the vicinity of the airporthay pocas tiendas en esta zonain the vicinity of $100el hotel está situado en las inmediaciones del aeropuertoalrededor de los 100 dólaresunos 100 dólaresExample sentences1.2 (proximity) See examples:vicinity (
- It was a point worth bearing in mind, and so was the way in which the local communities kept the high road cleared of snow in their vicinities.
- The few hospitals still standing in the vicinities were destroyed, from the inside.
- After 1660, vines were planted in Kursk, Tambov, and in the vicinities of Tula and Moscow.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.