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thoroughfare
American English: /ˈθəroʊˌfɛr/
, /ˈθərəˌfɛr/
British English: /ˈθʌrəfɛː/

Translation of thoroughfare in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (street) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • I walk back towards my lodgings on Broad Street, which is the main thoroughfare through town.
    • The pub is situated on the town's main thoroughfare and has street frontage of nearly 11 metres.
    • The march passed through the town's main thoroughfares and ended outside the local press club.
    1.2 no thoroughfare
    (in cul-de-sac)
    (in private road)
    Example sentences
    • Although it could not be driven in a car, the route would steer cyclists off extremely busy roads and onto quiet thoroughfares and country lanes.
    • By night the City Mall turns into a thoroughfare for people moving between the City's most popular nightspots.
    • This week work was under way to re-open the path and residents are hoping it will be a thoroughfare again by the weekend.

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