Destino in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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destino
masculine noun
1. destiny, fate (sino)
  • su destino era convertirse en estrella de cine she was destined to become a movie star
2. destination (rumbo)
  • (ir) con destino a (to be) bound for o going to
  • un vuelo con destino a… a flight to…
  • el tren con destino a La Paz the train for La Paz, the La Paz train
  • pasajeros con destino a Chicago, embarquen por puerta 6 passengers flying to Chicago, please board at gate 6
3. position, post (empleo, plaza)
  • le han dado un destino en las Canarias he's been posted to the Canaries
4. use, function (finalidad)
destino
1 (suerte) destiny; fate
es mi destino no encontrarlo I am fated not to find it; el destino lo quiso así it was destined to happen; rige los destinos del país he rules the country's fate
2 [de avión, viajero] destination
"a franquear en destino" "postage will be paid by the addressee"; van con destino a Londres they are going to London; (Náutica) they are bound for London; ¿cuál es el destino de este cuadro? where is this picture going o for?; salió con destino al aeropuerto she set off for the airport; con destino a Londres [+avión, carta] to London; [+pasajeros] for London; [+barco] bound for London
salir con destino a
3 (puesto) [de empleado] job; post; [de militar] posting; [de funcionario] placement
¿qué destino tienes? where have you been placed?; buscarse un destino de sereno to look for a job as a night watchman
destino público public appointment
4 (uso) use; purpose
dar destino a algo to find a use for sth
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