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apparatus

Pronunciation: /ˌæpəˈrætəs; ˌæpəˈreɪtəs/

Translation of apparatus in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural apparatus)

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  • 1.1 (equipment) aparatos (masculine plural) a piece of apparatus un aparato breathing apparatus equipo (masculine) de respiración teaching apparatus material (masculine) didáctico
    Example sentences
    • There would also be more discussions on matters such as better emergency training and equipment, including breathing apparatus for rail staff and the strengthening of drivers' cabs.
    • They will be wearing breathing apparatus and protective equipment.
    • We were then shown all the various equipment, apparatus and tools aboard the engines, which have to be checked and cleaned daily.
    1.2 [Anatomy/Anatomía] aparato (masculine) respiratory/digestive apparatus aparato respiratorio/digestivo 1.3 (organization) [Politics/Política] aparato (masculine) the apparatus of government el aparato de gobierno
    Example sentences
    • Faced with centrally organized and bureaucratic state apparatuses, dissident actors can adjust organizationally, moving towards more networked forms of organization.
    • Serious art over the next period will come into greater and greater conflict with the framework of the profit system and its political apparatus.
    • It then undertook the dismantling of much of its socialist policy and organisational structure but not its political apparatuses - thereby earning derision on both counts.

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