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window
American English: /ˈwɪndoʊ/
British English: /ˈwɪndəʊ/

Translation of window in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1
    (of building)
    don't lean out of the window
    no te asomes por la ventana/ventanilla
    to clean the windows
    limpiar los vidrios or (Spain) cristales
    a window on the world
    una ventana abierta al mundo
    a window of opportunity
    una oportunidad
    to fly/go out (of) the window (plans)
    (hopes)
    desvanecerse
    his promotion went out of the window when he said that
    lo que dijo dio al traste con sus perspectivas de ascenso [colloquial]
    to throw something out (of) the window [colloquial]
    echar algo por la borda
    the window frame
    el marco de la ventana
    Example sentences
    • The apartments and penthouses have double-glazed redwood framed windows, fitted kitchens and gas-fired central heating.
    • All the houses will have a traditional look with curved timber framed windows, decorative roof detail and over-door pediments.
    • It has wider hallways, higher ceilings, more windows admitting more natural light and more places for students to hang out.
    Example sentences
    • Food-themed window displays in many shops and businesses in the town also added extra interest.
    • I try to focus on the window displays of the shops that we pass instead of focusing on him.
    • Almost 50 town centre shops are giving up some of their window space to support carnival week.
    1.2 (sales counter)
    Example sentences
    • I ran across the street to get into the office. There were several customers at the windows, some being served, others waiting to be served.
    • It is anything but out of the ordinary, too, for the ‘sell-out’ signs to be posted on the ticket office windows of the arena.
    • They were carrying a hammer which they banged on the security windows of the bank as they demanded money.

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