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network

Pronunciation: /ˈnetwɜːrk; ˈnetwɜːk/

Translation of network in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (system) red (feminine); (of shops) cadena (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The nation state is a political and economic and social system, an interconnected network of interacting individuals.
    • Some findings, for example those on intercolonial trade networks based on family and religious connections, revisit relatively familiar material.
    • It was established in 1991 and has since built a nation-wide network of regional branches.
    Example sentences
    • ‘Carlow is very well located and already has excellent transport links via the national road and rail networks,’ said Mr. Bruton.
    • This paper examines the typical travel time impacts of various bus priority measures to assist in the selection of appropriate treatments for particular road networks.
    • The scientists say the rain forests are made vulnerable to clear-cutting by the networks of access roads left behind by logging operations.
    1.2 [Electricity/Electricidad] red (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Islay has pioneered the use of small-scale wind turbines in homes and micro-grids, small-scale electrical networks that stand apart from the national grid.
    • The electrical network in Butterworth belongs to the municipality and Eskom is investing this money on risk.
    • This will control a network of electrical elements, buried in shallow trenches running from Cape Wrath to Land's End.
    1.3 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] cadena (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) network television (in US) emisiones (feminine plural) televisivas en cadena
    Example sentences
    • News chiefs from ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox and NBC television networks pledged to vet incoming feeds and not broadcast them live.
    • Back here in the U.S., two of the major broadcast television networks are getting into the pay per view business.
    • The one-hour live show will air on six broadcast networks and several cable stations.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (broadcast) [Radio] [Television/Televisión] (British English/inglés británico) transmitir en cadena

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (use contacts) crear or establecer* (una red de) contactos or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) , conexiones

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