Translation of espera in English:

espera

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 1.1 (acción, período) wait fue una larga espera he/we had a long wait o/or it was a long wait la espera se me hizo eterna I seemed to wait forever, the wait o/or waiting seemed to go on forever una espera de tres horas a three-hour wait su estado no admitía esperas there was no time to lose, her condition was so serious 1.2 (en locuciones/in phrases) a la espera waiting todavía estoy a la espera I'm still waiting seguimos a la espera de una oferta concreta we are still waiting for a concrete offer en espera de pending en espera de la decisión del comité pending o/or while awaiting the committee's decision en espera de su respuesta saluda a Vd. atte. [formal] I look forward to hearing from you. Yours faithfully

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