Translation of espera in English:
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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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.