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"Freeway" is a noun which is often translated as "la autopista", and "motorway" is a noun which is also often translated as "la autopista". Learn more about the difference between "freeway" and "motorway" below.
freeway(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la autopista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A six-lane freeway connects the two cities.Una autopista de seis carriles conecta las dos ciudades.
b. la autovía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I took the main road out of town and got onto the freeway.Tomé la carretera principal de salida de la ciudad y me incorporé a la autovía.
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motorway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport) (United Kingdom)
a. la autopista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You must pay a few tolls on this motorway.Hay que pagar unos peajes en esta autopista.
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