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plazo

Translation of plazo in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 (de tiempo) period hay un plazo de diez días para reclamar there is a ten-day period in which to register complaints el plazo de inscripción se cierra el próximo lunes registration closes next Monday, the deadline for registration is next Monday tenemos un mes de plazo para pagar we have one month (in which) to pay nos han dado de plazo hasta el día 10 they've given us the 10th as a deadline, they've given us until the 10th to pay ( o/or to finish etc) el plazo de admisión finaliza el 20 de octubre the closing date for entries is the 20th of October dentro del plazo estipulado within the stipulated period cuenta/depósito a plazo fijo [Finanzas] fixed term account/deposit comprar a plazo fijo [Finanzas] to buy forward un objetivo a corto/largo/medio or (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) mediano plazo a short-term/long-term/medium-term objective

    Compounds

    plazo fatal

    • immovable deadline

    plazo perentorio

    • fixed deadline

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