- 1 1.1 (adelanto) advance un gran avance en el campo de la medicina a great step forward o/or a breakthrough in the field of medicine no hubo avances significativos en las negociaciones no significant progress was made in the negotiations 1.2 (movimiento) advance; [Militar/Military] advance; [Deporte/Sport] move forward la lucha contra el avance del desierto the struggle against the advancing o/or encroaching desert
- 2 2.1 (España/Spain) [Cine/Cinema] [Televisión/Television] trailer un avance de la programación del fin de semana a preview of o/or a look ahead at this weekend's programs 2.2(avances masculino plural)(México/Mexico) [Cine/Cinema] [Televisión/Television] trailer
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.