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tráiler
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Usage note
The plural of “tráiler” is “tráilers.”
tráiler(
tray
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lehr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (motor home)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. trailer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Rentaste el tráiler con las dos literas?Did you rent the trailer with the two bunk beds?
b. caravan (United Kingdom)
Mis primos llevan años viajando con su tráiler.My cousins have been traveling around with their caravan for years.
2. (trailer unit)
a. trailer
El tráiler es demasiado alto para pasar bajo el puente.The trailer is too high to go under the bridge.
b. semi (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Encontraron a 15 migrantes viviendo en un tráiler la semana pasada.15 migrants were found living in a semi last week.
3. (vehicle)
a. tractor-trailer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El conductor del tráiler llevaba siete horas conduciendo sin parar.The tractor-trailer driver had been driving for seven hours without a stop.
b. semi (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los tráilers no pueden pasar por el centro histórico.Semis cannot drive through the historic city center.
c. articulated lorry (United Kingdom)
Un tráiler se averió en la autopista y causó un atasco.An articulated lorry broke down on the motorway, causing a traffic jam.
4. (television and film)
a. trailer
Para esta película sacaron tres tráilers diferentes.Three different trailers were brought out for this film.
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tráiler
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cinema)
a. trailer
2. (remolque)
a. trailer
3. (camión)
a. articulated lorry (United Kingdom)
b. semitrailer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
4. (casa rodante)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. caravan (United Kingdom)
b. trailer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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trailertrailers (plural)
tráiler
tráilers (plural)
1 (Cine) trailer
2 (caravana) caravan; trailer; (EEUU) [de camión] trailer; trailer unit
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