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Translation of extensión in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (superficie, longitud) See examples: una gran extensión de terreno
    a large expanse o stretch of land
    grandes extensiones de la costa
    large stretches of the coastline
    en toda la extensión del territorio nacional
    throughout the country
    tiene una extensión de 20 hectáreas
    it has an area of 20 hectares
    it covers 20 hectares
    debido a la extensión de la obra no habrá intermedio
    owing to the length of the play there will not be an interval
    escribir un ensayo cuya extensión no supere las 500 palabras
    write an essay of no more than 500 words
    por extensión
Example sentences
  • El plantel abarcará 10.000 metros cuadrados de extensión.
  • Son 690 metros de extensión que incluyen áreas de contemplación aledañas al puente y área peatonal.
  • La extensión total del manuscrito no debe ser mayor de 15 páginas.

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