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listening post

Translation of listening post in Spanish:

noun

  • puesto (masculine) de escucha
    Example sentences
    • It has a number of what it calls ‘intercept stations’ or listening posts around Australia for doing that, of which the biggest is at Shoal Bay near Darwin, and it's focused on Indonesia.
    • Its listening posts capture virtually every electronic conversation around the world, Frost claims.
    • At the apex of the listening network is Echelon, the US-led satellite spying system that taps into worldwide telecommunications with the help of listening posts stationed in Britain and all corners of the planet.

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