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foray

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːreɪ; ˈfɒreɪ/

Translation of foray in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (raid) [Military/Militar] incursión (feminine) they made a foray into enemy territory hicieron una incursión en territorio enemigo
    Example sentences
    • And then there were the forays into enemy territory, expeditions to raid another pack's street corner - or, as often, to defend our own.
    • The aim was to establish a base camp of three points from which they could make forays into enemy territory.
    • The Bulls dominated the territory and possession in the first quarter, launching attacking forays deep into Lions territory.
    1.2 (exploratory involvement) after a brief foray into politics después de una breve incursión en or un breve coqueteo con la política

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