gridlock
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gridlock(
grihd
-
lak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (traffic congestion)
a. la paralización total del tráfico
(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).
We need to invest more money in public transportation to avoid gridlock in our cities.Hay que invertir más en el transporte público para evitar la paralización total del tráfico en nuestras ciudades.
b. el embotellamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With thousands trying to get to the stadium, there was traffic gridlock.Con miles de personas tratando de llegar al estadio, hubo embotellamiento del tráfico.
c. el atasco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The accident caused a ten-mile gridlock on the freeway.El accidente causó un atasco de diez millas en la autopista.
2. (deadlock)
a. el punto muerto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A mediator was called in to try and break the gridlock in the discussions.Llamaron a un mediador para intentar romper el punto muerto en el que se encontraban las discusiones.
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gridlock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (traffic jam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el atasco m, embotellamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
gridlock [ˈɡrɪdlɒk]
noun
1 (Aut) embotellamiento (m)
2 punto (m) muerto
he agreed that these policies will lead to gridlock in the future
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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