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washout
American English: /ˈwɑʃˌaʊt/
, /ˈwɔʃˌaʊt/
British English: /ˈwɒʃaʊt/

Translation of washout in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (failure) [colloquial] he's a washout as a coach
    como entrenador es un desastre
    a washout from school/college (American English)
    un mal estudiante
    Example sentences
    • New Years was a bit if a washout, which was a bit of a shame.
    • He may be charming but he is willful, thoroughly spoiled and a washout in politics.
    • I wouldn't say that the band is actually a washout, or even really that bad, but listening to all of their best hits back-to-back makes you realize just how little they experimented with their sound.
  • 2 (flood damage)
    (American English)
    tramo (masculine) inundado (de carretera, puente etc)
    Example sentences
    • Freezing temperatures, blowing snow, landslides and washouts all keep the maintenance of way crews busy on the pass.
    • It can wheel through thick mud and washouts without getting stuck and without leaving behind big ruts.
    • What had actually happened was that she had encountered an unseen, unmarked washout across the road more than three feet wide.

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