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curfew

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrfjuː; ˈkɜːfjuː/

Translation of curfew in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (restriction) toque (masculine) de queda to be under (a) curfew estar* bajo toque de queda
    Example sentences
    • The lists of candidates, their names and manifestos, were all but invisible and a strict curfew was imposed.
    • All exits from the city were totally blocked from the morning and an indefinite curfew was imposed from 6pm.
    • As with many parks around the city, a midnight curfew is imposed.
    1.2 (deadline) toque (masculine) de queda they went out after curfew salieron después del toque de queda
    Example sentences
    • The camp compensated by making a later curfew for those on time off.
    • He walks further until one o'clock in the morning (past the curfew for apprentices) and ends up in the graveyard in Copp's Hill.
    • My curfew was usually midnight, but not for dates.

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