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dirección

Translation of dirección in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (sentido, rumbo) direction circulaba con or en dirección a Madrid it was heading toward(s) Madrid ellos venían en dirección contraria they were coming the other way o/or from the opposite direction ¿en qué dirección iba? or ¿qué dirección llevaba? which way was he heading o/or going? su política ha tomado una nueva dirección their policy has taken a new direction vientos de dirección norte northerly winds cambiar de dirección to change direction señal de dirección prohibida no-entry sign la flecha indica dirección obligatoria the arrow indicates that it's one way only

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