Share this entry

Share this page

cauce

Translation of cauce in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1.1 [Geografía/Geography] el río se salió de su cauce the river burst its banks el cauce del río está seco the river bed is dry, the river has dried up desviaron el cauce del arroyo they changed the course of the stream las aguas volvieron a su cauce the river returned to a safe level 1.2 (rumbo, vía) intentó desviar la conversación hacia otros cauces he tried to steer the conversation onto another tack este acuerdo constituye el cauce para el diálogo this agreement opens the way for talks, this agreement provides an opening for talks no había seguido los cauces establecidos it hadn't gone through the normal channels

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day colmillo
m
eyetooth …
Cultural fact of the day

Primaria is the name given in Spain to the first of the two compulsory levels of education. It is for pupils between six and twelve years of age and leads to the ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria.