There are 2 main translations of canal in English:

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canal 1

sustantivo masculino

Cultural Note: Canal +

A private subscription television channel in Spain, concentrating on sports events, especially soccer, and recently released movies. Its news style is neutral, but it openly supports the PSOE - Partido Socialista Obrero Español. A major shareholder is the Prisa group.
Example sentences
  • Su sencillo Nada continúa sonando fuerte en la radio y canales de televisión especializados en música.
  • Nuestra gente es y será siempre nuestro principal canal de comunicación.
  • En la televisión abierta participan un canal estatal y otras cinco redes privadas.

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There are 2 main translations of canal in English:

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canal 2

sustantivo femenino sustantivo masculino

or
  • 2 (Cocina)en canal
    dressed
    abrir en canal
    to slit open

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